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“Withnail & I”, or “RIP Richard Griffiths, You Wonderful Man” by Caitlin McGrane

April 12, 2013

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One of the greatest moments of my life to date was meeting Paul McGann (best known for his portrayals of the eighth Doctor, and the eponymous I of Withnail & I). He was utterly charming and had the most beautiful blue eyes. Indeed, he looked deep into my own eyes as he shook my hand […]

Mudfest 2011 (Two of a Kind): “24 Hour Musical” by Matilda Dixon-Smith

August 25, 2011

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When I informed a colleague at work that I would spend my Sunday evening reviewing a 24 Hour Musical (a musical written, rehearsed and performed in 24 hours), she rather aptly pointed out “Well, at least it’ll be interesting”. Interesting, indeed, is exactly what it was. 24 Hour Musical was an appropriately ramshackle affair. The stage […]

Mudfest 2011 (Two of a Kind): “24 Hour Musical” by Bill Stephenson

August 25, 2011

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24 Hour Musical immediately leapt out to me the moment I saw Melbourne University’s Mudfest program. Aside from my poorly hidden love for musical theatre, it intrigued me as something I know I could never do myself – write, direct and rehearse a musical, all in under 24 hours. From the start it promised to […]

Two of a Kind: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″—What’s life going to be like A.H. (After Harry)? by Mattie Mould

July 17, 2011

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There are three basic ways that the last Harry Potter film could be viewed; in complete confusion if you’ve never read the books, in excitement and awe if you have, and through tears if you’re a complete fanatic. I chose the third method and I had to watch it a second time through just to […]

Two of a Kind: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” or “If Hermione’s Standing Between Us, It’s Okay to Hold Hands” by Matilda Dixon-Smith

July 17, 2011

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A generation of twentysomethings wept this week as one of the last vestiges of their childhood disappeared. That’s right readers, IT’S THE END OF EVERYTHING EVAH. I’m not quite sure how I survived. Probably because I wasn’t engaged in a gripping mid-air face-grabbing fight with Harry Potter above the decrepit buildings of Hogwarts. I’d wager […]