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08 August 2012In Melbourne with Lipsynch Part 2

Friday 3 August 2012: Discussion about Oz way of saying ‘break a leg’. Apparently it's “chookas”, the history of which is that in Australian theatres before the curtain was up, the actors would peek through the curtain to see...

08 August 2012In Melbourne with Lipsynch Part 1

Wednesday 1 August 2012: Strange to come from summer (despite Britain's poor showing of it) to Australian winter in Melbourne. Blue skies, but sharp cold and bare trees in the well-appointed city parks. The stage management team here has had to...

27 July 2012Last time for Lipsynch?

John and Sarah are just about to set off to Melbourne for what may be the last showing of Lipsynch. Who knows in these crazy days? At any rate Robert Lepage has embarked on a new show with an even larger cast - probably 12, eventually to last 12 hours - so...

13 June 2012Le Tour de France all over again

Sarah, John and Ken, along with actor Andrew Turnbull (formerly Le Fantôme Cycliste), filmmaker Christo Wallers and Eleanor as sound technician, set off in early June for 7 days filming in France for the digitised version of the TSF stage show Le Tour...