To what extent is ‘Billy Elliot the Musical’ a truly ‘global’ musical?

To what extent is ‘Billy Elliot the Musical’ a truly ‘global’ musical? With productions running in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia, ‘Billy Elliot the Musical’, could legitimately be classified as a ‘global’ musical. Despite featuring regional (Geordie) British nuances of speech and idiom (in the British original), and dealing with British historical and political … Continue reading To what extent is ‘Billy Elliot the Musical’ a truly ‘global’ musical?

To what extent does Jesse Armstrong’s writing show us that humour can be utilised to reveal facets about what it is to be Human.

(NOTE: this is a critical piece I wrote for uni for a short screenplay, which you can read by clicking here) To what extent does Jesse Armstrong’s writing show us that humour can be utilised to reveal facets about what it is to be Human. Jesse Armstrong has co-created and written the television sitcoms ‘Peep Show’, … Continue reading To what extent does Jesse Armstrong’s writing show us that humour can be utilised to reveal facets about what it is to be Human.

Hill (Short Screenplay)

I did this thing for uni. There’s a critical piece for it as well which you can read here. This screenplay is inspired by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, who write Peep Show. They’re awesome. Hope you don’t think this is terrible! HILL EXT. IN A BEER GARDEN. DAY. MIKE, HUGO AND SUSAN ARE SITTING … Continue reading Hill (Short Screenplay)