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Blog posts by year and month December 2012

Posts (17)

  1. The Christmas story, day-by-day from the perspective of those it first touched.

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  2. ‘The Loving Ballad of Captain Bateman’, a radio play with a difference. It is new and modern, and ancient and traditional, all at once.

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  3. I felt Pinocchio was a journey of a boy learning to navigate life. Who leaps before he thinks, who strikes out before he knows the consequences.

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  4. I was reminded of the intensity of performance on last week's Saturday Live, when Murray Lachlan Young read a poem in front of a handful of us in the studio and millions at home. Delivering something you've written and allowing others to judge whether they like it, must be terrifying.

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  5. As soon as I was instituted as vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square six months ago, this was something I knew I needed to do. If I was going to speak publicly about these issues I needed to know what sleeping outside felt like.

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  6. Lawrence Bragg's widow wrote to me and said that she thought that we were indeed related

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  7. If a woman can be a general in the real world then there’s no reason she can’t be one on stage - unless, perhaps, you want to put on the kind of in-period production you rarely see these days.

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