While the City Adventurers were in Edinburgh last year we went to see Brendan Murphy in his one man play “Friend”. FRIEND tells the whole F.R.I.E.N.D.S saga from the point of view of Gunther, the barista in Central Perk. One man, one hour, ten seasons. You wonder how he will be able to encompass the entire 236… More Shows by Brendan Murphy
The whole “Magic Goes Wrong” show was hilarious from start to finish. As you would expect, being created by the Mischief company.… More Magic Goes Wrong
Although we remembered a lot of The Drifters songs, the City Adventurers did not know the story behind the group. So it was great to learn about them and the woman who made them when we saw “THE DRIFTERS GIRL”. Beverley Knight plays Faye Treadwell, the legendary manager of The Drifters, who, alongside her husband, fought for… More THE DRIFTERS GIRL
Just recently The City Adventurers have returned to visiting the London’s West End Theatres. COVID Entry Requirements for theatre visiting Venues require you to wear a mask. Venues require proof of a negative Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination. One venue warned guests they may be asked to have their temperature taken or be asked… More A Night (or more) at the Theatre
What happens when four out-of-condition clueless middle managers are forced on the outdoor awayday from hell? The City Adventurers headed to the Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch to find out. Socially distanced The website assured us there would be socially distanced seating throughout the run of this production, so we tapped in our credit card details… More Neville’s Island
London’s only cable car, Emirates Air Line, crosses the Thames between Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks. A while ago a group of us took the trip from Greenwich. The cable car is only a short walk from North Greenwich Tube station, near the O2. The journey across the river takes about 10 minutes. What… More The Emirates Air Line experience
As the City Adventurers are not able to go to the theatre, it’s great that there are online theatre shows coming to them. National Theatre At Home Last week we were able to watch “One Man, Two Guvnors” being shown by the National Theatre At Home. Francis Henshall, played by James Corden, becomes minder to… More A Night At The….
Sunday afternoon the City Adventurers took a trip to Upstairs at the Gatehouse in Highgate. Luckily we were a small group as this theatre above the Gatehouse pub is small, seating just 122 people. We were surprised to find when we collected our tickets, that they were not for numbered seats, but allowed us to… More Elton John: It’s a Little Bit Funny at the Gatehouse
I’m finally ready to launch the social group “City Adventurers” and will be blogging about our adventures on the alternative website https://cityadventurers.wordpress.com/ as well as here. Please visit us and subscribe to my blogs.
At this time of year a lot of families make their annual trip to a pantomime. This form of family entertainment was developed in England, although it’s origins can be traced back to classical theatre. Performed throughout the United Kingdom during the Christmas and New Year season, the shows tell stories based on well-known fairy tales.… More Pantomime season…oh yes it is!