Blood And Chocolate And Beyond

As usual, it’s all been a bit of a whirlwind of late. Seems like longer than three weeks ago that we had this sunny Sunday morning choir rehearsal for Blood+Chocolate, out on site. eyeemfiltered1380481146753_Bronze
Craig (MD) seems to be emitting some sort of ethereal god-glow in this pic, probably due to his mad choir wrangling skills. By this point in the rehearsals I was losing the ability to string sentences together so probably just as well the spotlight was on him rather than me – thanks Craig! Don’t worry if you’re off to see it tonight or tomorrow, no spoilers here.

eyeemfiltered1380560981564_Bubble_SoftIntrovert is, introvert does. Two days later, I escaped for a brief moment of calm before the second dress rehearsal. One of the upstairs rooms in the disused council building we were using as a base for Blood+Chocolate had amazing views over the river to the skyline of York. Filter-tastic.

amongst the cloudsFive days later, John and I flew off to Grenada for our belated week-long honeymoon, which was awesome and beautiful and eye-opening and lovely. Being this high above the ground doesn’t half give you some perspective.

When I’m a bit less dazed I may write some more about making this epic show, but ’til then here are some mostly nice…

Reviews for Blood+Chocolate

The Guardian

The Independent

The Telegraph

York Press

The Arts Desk

Whats On Stage

British Theatre Guide 

York Mix

It’s sold out, but you can watch it here on YouTube for a flavour of the live event.