From Shakespeare’s birthplace, Andrew Burdett presents his review of 2016, “a most dramatic twelve months”.
The Andrew Burdett Blog : Life, as seen by me.
After the surprise election, the shock results. Andrew Burdett rounds up the political events that led to a hung parliament and Theresa May’s humiliation.
The kindness of strangers has outshone the callousness of foes, says Andrew Burdett. Here he rounds up the actions of community-minded, everyday heroes.
M’Lady remained unconvinced of the gentle Bohemian spirit of ‘O No!’, as I explained: “And then the performer asked for a volunteer to get naked with him in a bag.”
As Sheffield Theatres debuts its brand-new musical, ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’, Andrew Burdett met its writers, Tom MacRae and Dan Gillespie Sells.
★★★★✩ Superbly suited to the tight space of The Crucible theatre’s Studio stage, the talented cast bring alive a real-life war story in this refreshingly non-London-centric production.
Carrying in the abundance of stuff from your dad’s car; making up a bed for, likely, the first time in your life; and setting up your devices on the campus Wi-Fi. All are difficult yet essential parts of Day One at university.
But first and foremost of all is, surely, the fridge-shelf landgrab.
She once asked Stuart, her ‘Minister for Fabulousness’, for ideas for their upcoming stewardship campaign. He suggested making up a T-shirt, with the message: ‘This s**t ain’t free’.
Seeing this year’s leavers, who last year were in the Year 5 classes I assisted, was my reward for doing this fun, end-of-term film at Furze Platt Junior School.