Guest blogging on Jane Nightwork

I’ll be guest-blogging for the Jane Nightwork gang ( for the foreseeable future. This opportunity has come about via my colleague, Robert Gillespie, who heads Jane Nightwork Productions. You can see various interviews I’ve conducted with Robert about his extraordinary career under the Entertainment Focus section.

My first blog piece is about The Stage’s Critic Search 2015. As a theatre critic myself, I’ve distilled my thoughts about the most egregious errors in criticism.

The golden rule is: keep your ego out of it….


Jim Dale interview


It was great to be granted a brief interview with Jim Dale recently about his forthcoming West End one-man show Just Jim Dale. He’s a legend. And I couldn’t resist asking him about playing Spike Milligan on film. He’s astonishingly Spike-like in “Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall”. You should see it if you haven’t…

Read the full interview here: