Tag Archives | Paul Gallear

BREVIEW: Beyond The Tracks… Sunday @ Eastside Park 17.09.17

      Words by Damien Russell / Pics by Michelle Martin Day three of any festival weekend is always a tough one for me. Day one I’m mad for it. Day two is a recover and then get back on it kind of day. Day three is usually spent sober, tired, and can be […]

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BREVIEW: Beyond The Tracks… Saturday @ Eastside Park 16.09.17

      Words by Damien Russell / Pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe Morning has broken. Seemingly over my head. The choices of the night before, prompted by the engaging festival feel and the desire to get all dance-y, now seem like a catalogue of errors. The chance of getting breakfast slips away; I am forced […]

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BREVIEW: Beyond The Tracks… Friday @ Eastside Park 15.09.17

      Words by Damien Russell / Pics by Denise Wilson The plan is simple: meet my friend, get to The Old Crown – the pub we’re staying in, check-in, pick up the tickets left behind the bar for us, head to Eastside Park, enjoy the event. However, plagued with overdue work the preparations […]

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BREVIEW: West Side Story @ New Alexandra Theatre 23-26.08.17

Words by Paul Gallear / Pics courtesy of the New Alexandra Theatre It wasn’t new when Shakespeare wrote his version around 1591, and it wasn’t new when Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim debuted West Side Story on Broadway in 1957. It probably wasn’t even new when Masuccio Salernitano published Mariotto and Gianozza in 1476. But what […]

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BPREVIEW: West Side Story @ New Alexandra Theatre 23-26.08.17

Words by Paul Gallear Running from Weds 23rd to Sat 26th Aug, the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham presents its annual Stage Experience production – West Side Story. For direct info, including venue details online ticket sales, click here. Stage Experience is an opportunity for 9–24 year olds to spend two weeks of their summer mounting a […]

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