Review: Norma (London Coliseum)

No, not that Norma, this Norma. We’ll be reporting on Glenn Close’s return to Paramount at ENO early in April. Thirty years ago I played the gay character Sparger in Kennedy’s Children. Some nights,...

Review: La Traviata (Covent Garden)

If you’ve never seen traditional opera – as opposed to the mucked-about-with stuff in pubs we also love - or never been to Covent Garden, Richard Eyre’s grandiose, beautiful-to-look-at, lush La Traviata...