Dr Zeeman’s Catastrophe Machine – 28/03/18 – Review

Wendy Hildreth reviews a recent Wonderful Wednesdays performance… Dr Zeeman’s Catastrophe Machine: Martin Figura A mathematical catastrophe occurs when a small change to the input results in a large change to the output. This was the concept behind Martin Figura’s show. The set as we walked in was a large screen centre stage, with a… Read More Dr Zeeman’s Catastrophe Machine – 28/03/18 – Review

Snow Day? Nope. Let’s make a podcast! – Colchester Arts Centre – 01/03/18

We could have called a “snow day” but that’s not our style. We do our best to Carry On regardless. However, when the Two Anthonys (Roberts and Clavane) were here at Colchester Arts Centre at the same time we thought it was the perfect opportunity to record our first podcast of 2018. Listen in for… Read More Snow Day? Nope. Let’s make a podcast! – Colchester Arts Centre – 01/03/18

Rob Newman: A Total Eclipse of Descartes – 21/02/17 – Review

“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” So said Nicholas Chamfort, and we certainly got our dose of this on Wednesday. A capacity audience turned out for a show with such an intriguing title. I was curious to see how philosophy and comedy could be combined and Rob Newman showed us brilliantly that this… Read More Rob Newman: A Total Eclipse of Descartes – 21/02/17 – Review

Lou Terry and The Joe Allard Commission – 22/12/17 – Podcast

Find out more about the late Joe Allard, the commission Colchester Arts Centre set up in his name, and hear from singer/songwriter Lou Terry about being in receipt of the Joe Allard Commission for 2018. The two Anthonys -Clavane and Roberts – interview Lou ahead of his performance here on Sunday 7th January. Lou also… Read More Lou Terry and The Joe Allard Commission – 22/12/17 – Podcast

Christmas Poetry Bash with John Cooper Clarke, Martin Newell, Luke Wright & Ross Sutherland – 16/12/17 – Review

Ross Sutherland took us on a cleverly crafted ghost story pressing the buttons for the spooky soundtrack that added atmosphere. Then Luke Wright, the magnificent dandy, came on swaggering and captured the auditorium with a palpable energy that locked you into his crystal maze as you excitedly grasped at the words flying around trying to… Read More Christmas Poetry Bash with John Cooper Clarke, Martin Newell, Luke Wright & Ross Sutherland – 16/12/17 – Review

Christmas Poetry Bash – 16/12/17 – review and an interview with Ross Sutherland

Nothing says Christmas quite like the Arts Centre’s infamous Xmas Poetry Bash. Sold out and buzzing, the Colchester venue offered, as always, a warm and welcoming haven from the bleak winter night waiting outside the door. Featuring Ross Sutherland, Luke Wright, Martin Newell and Dr John Cooper Clarke, the evening cane alive with wordplay and… Read More Christmas Poetry Bash – 16/12/17 – review and an interview with Ross Sutherland