Arts Editor - Lesley Strachan

Bored with the Bard?

What on earth connects Shakespeare, the Clangers and the 1980s cartoon series ‘Thundercats’? You’ll have to see ‘Undead Bard’ at Theatre N16 for the answer. On Monday’s programme, Ian finds out more from the man behind the inspired lunacy,

Lesley Strachan

October 7th, 2016

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Queen Gertrude for the Lady Gaga generation…

Queen Gertrude for the Lady Gaga generation…

Mother of Young Hamlet, wife of Old Hamlet, lover of his brother Claudius.  Yes well those facets to do make it into “Gertrude The Cry” at TheatreN16, but you might not recognise anything else from the Bard’s most famous work.  I speak to Chris Hislop, the director about ...

Lesley Strachan

June 19th, 2016

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Shakespeare is 400 years dead this week, the Queen is 90 years old…and we are 2 weeks away from 16 days of 110 events featuring 300 performers at the Wandsworth Arts Fringe 6-22 May.

Shakespeare is 400 years dead this week, the Queen is 90 years old…and we are 2 weeks away from 16 days of 110 events featuring 300 performers at the Wandsworth Arts Fringe 6-22 May.

And we’ve got a hand-picked selection of them coming into our studio… Dash Arts are visiting Ian Barclay during his show on Monday afternoon to tell him all about their Dash Arts Dacha which will be at the Bedford 20-22 May.  Over 3 days you can play games, sip tea (and ...

Lesley Strachan

April 22nd, 2016

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