Well, we’re back in Birmingham for a week’s rehearsal after a great visit to Plymouth, and I’m grasping the opportunity for some time in the office to catch up on all the things I haven’t managed to do whilst we were away! Both programmes went down really well in Plymouth, everything looked great in the Theatre Royal and as usual the audiences were incredibly responsive.

Paul 'Ice Man' Grist

As you’ll see from the picture, the LX department had some dry ice left over at the start of Act III of the Saturday matinee of Cyrano, so they decided to give the Company Office a more theatrical feel – if only every Company Office were that glamorous! Some more cynical friends have suggested that the dry ice was an attempt to conceal a ‘bad shoe day’!