Apologies for the radio silence folks. Things have been hectic to say the least. I’m five performances into Oedipus by Steven Berkoff (after Sophocles) at the Pleasance in Edinburgh. Simon Merrells stars once again in the title role, with Steven himself (dynamic as ever) playing Creon, and the fabulous Anita Dobson as Jocasta. The first week of shows has gone extremely well, and audiences have responded well. No reviews as yet, though plenty of press have been in so it’s only a matter of time. The show runs at the Pleasance Grand for the rest of the month, so please come along if you’re up for the fringe.
Now I’ve settled into my Oedipus routine, I’m also looking forward to the arrival of A Hero Of Our Time, by the exceptionally talented KUDOS. I have composed the original music for this intense and moving production, adapted and directed by Alex McSweeney. It begins at The Monkey House at ZOO on the 14th of August, and the start time of 17:30 makes it ideal early evening viewing after, say, some Greek tragedy in the afternoon?