Category: Drama

  • MP3 resurrected the radio star

    #radio #comic #video #MP3 They say that many a comic has died a death on stage back in the days before telly their acts were all the rage They’d record their gags in a studio in front of a selective few and transmit it across the radio where the humour seemed fresh and new They’d […]

  • Express

    Express A scene from Playaway, a programme i watched when i was younger The setting : A Railway Station News Kiosk (Enter a pinstriped-suit gentleman with briefcase) Gentleman : Mirror, Please (Lady behind the counter hands him an actual mirror) Gentleman : No, Madam….Do you have a Sun Lady : He’s at school! Gentleman : […]

  • Glaring

    Glaring   Funny thing is this fame game, you confidently cross the wooden stage prepared for the task in front of you only to be hit by that beam of light casting a huge shadow at you   Its like the light is a giant magnet wiping clean the act nothing left to do but […]

  • Ovation

    Ovation Salford , 7th June 2017 an Acrostic by Brian F Kirkham   On the whole, the performance was well received Violets and petunias as well as the obligatory roses were Advanced with applause toward the stage, To be received by the soprano. In time, the critics would sharpen their quills but On the nights […]

  • Precipice

    Salford 17th May 2017 Precipice perhaps it wasn’t the greatest idea resting your legs of the edge of the cliff everybody is now yelling at you to come away from where you are sitting in case the floor beneath you happens to come away pulling yourself up and sitting somewhere safer is a great idea, […]

  • Stagefright

    In response to the prompt <a href=””>Witness Protection</a> Stage Fright – it’s a horrible thing. Although I’ve never been one for Amateur Dramatics,  Whilst I was growing up I took part in one or two productions in either Primary or Secondary School. Nowadays, I brush it off – an upside of the downside of short-term […]

  • The Musical Place

    The Musical Place

      A poem dedicated to the Millennium Landmark of the Arts – based right in my home city, by the banks of the Manchester ship canal. There’s a place by Pier Eight, at the end of the quay – where people go looking for things to see. I’m talking of Art from Present and Past, […]