Carry On Up The Piaf

The latest production at Leicester’s Curve Theatre is ‘Piaf’. Directed by Paul Kerryson with Frances Ruffelle playing the eponymous Little Sparrow. Based on the life of Edith Piaf, this is a story of tragedy, abuse, drug addiction, misplaced love and pure unabashed emotion. Plenty to be getting along with in the misery stakes, then, especially […]

Carry On Up The Piaf

The latest production at Leicester’s Curve Theatre is ‘Piaf’. Directed by Paul Kerryson with Frances Ruffelle playing the eponymous Little Sparrow. Based on the life of Edith Piaf, this is a story of tragedy, abuse, drug addiction, misplaced love and pure unabashed emotion. Plenty to be getting along with in the misery stakes, then, especially […]

McCullin – Conscience with a Camera

Tonight I went to see McCullin, about famed documentary photographer Don McCullin. It’s a remarkable film that encompasses the worst of human nature and the challenge of using photography to report on events in war-torn and conflict ridden places in the world. It’s incredible that someone who has witnessed so many terrible things is able […]