‘Whatever made me think I could do this?’
I fastened my seat belt with shaking fingers as the BOAC VC10 prepared for take off from New York’s Kennedy Airport bound for London on that memorable September evening in 1966.
The next ten months would change my life forever. (more…)
I am not religious in the conventional sense but to me, going to the theatre is a quasi-religious experience which I’ve enjoyed since age 13. My theatrical debut – in the sense of my first outing to the theatre – was when my parents took me to see a Broadway production of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ — and from that age instilled in me a kind of code of conduct of acceptable behaviour in the theatre. One thing was certain: you were never to consume food in your seat at any time. (more…)