Garry Pope writes film reviews for Take One, an independent magazine and website. He also writes book reviews for Great Shelford Village News. He read Creative Writing at M.A. and B.A. levels at Anglia Ruskin University and Roehampton University. He has written novels, short stories, plays and film scripts: all successfully unpublishable!
Nikolai Gogol’s The Government Inspector (1836) still has the audience laughing almost two hundred years later.
Anna (Emma Corrin) hasn't left her flat for a couple of years and her mental state is crumbling, Rebecca (Isla Cowan) has just been dumped by her husband and is struggling to deal with it, and Sam (Georgie Henley) born a woman, has realised that she’s a man. These characters lead separate lives in modern Britain, but as the play tracks along they collide and intertwine, helping each other come to terms with their illness, unhappiness and new life.
Jez Butterworth's The Night Heron (2002) will scare you, make you laugh, and most of all intrigue you.
Bethan Davidson shines as Blanche DuBois in Tennessee Williams’s wonderfully titled A Streetcar Named Desire (1947).