The National Theatre’s War Horse at the New London Theatre

Adapted by Nick Stafford and co-directed by Marianne Elliot and Tom Morris (associate directors of the NT), the play was originally developed in the National Theatre Studio, the theatre’s research and development arm, dubbed ‘the engine room of the theatre’. The play tells the story of Joey, a horse bought by a drunken father in Devon to spite his brother. His son, Albert Narracott, raises … Continue reading The National Theatre’s War Horse at the New London Theatre

Sir Clement Freud 1924 to 2009

Born in Berlin in 1924, Clement Freud was the grandson of the now infamous psycho-analyst Sigmund Freud, a fact which the former was often reluctant to celebrate, and brother of renowned artist Lucien Freud. A lifelong feud between the two siblings resulted in them not speaking to one another for more than fifty years. Lack of financial support prevented Freud from attending university, and he opted … Continue reading Sir Clement Freud 1924 to 2009