Play, Theatre

    The Play That Goes Wrong

    The Play That Goes Wrong | Essential Twenty

    It’s been over a month since I last went to the theatre, which is a long time for me. Fortunately, under the pretence of it being a birthday present for Jack, I was able to  sneak in a little trip last weekend to see The Play That Goes Wrong. Let’s just say that 3 days later my cheeks still hurt and my throat was sore, all from laughing. Strepsils are my best friend right now. Actually, that might be due to the cold I’m currently nursing but I promise you the sore throat was due to The Play That Goes Wrong.

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    Day Out, Lifestyle

    Harry Potter: A History Of Magic, The Exhibition

    Harry Potter: A History Of Magic | Essential Twenty

    When I got an email back in April all about the Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition at the British Library, I snapped up those tickets pretty quickly. If I wasn’t able to get tickets to Harry Potter & The Cursed Child then I was going to find something else London based to fill the Harry Potter shaped hole in my life. 7 months later, the day rolled around for me to attend the exhibition (which I was unfortunately unable to photograph) and I took my first steps into the British Library, and behind the scenes of the history of Harry Potter.

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    Peterborough Gin Festival

    Gin Festival Peterborough | Essential Twenty

    When I turned 18, it was only natural to get my hands on every drink I could find. But gin and I were not friends. Oh no, the taste was vile! But 5 years later I realised that it was cheap gin and ordinary tonic that I wasn’t a fan of, so I’m partial to a Gordon’s and Elderflower on a weekend. For the first time ever, the Gin Festival hit my hometown and I was offered a press ticket. A night of tasting gins from around the world? I’m in!

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    Blogging, Personal

    I’m In A Blogging Slump

    I'm In A Blogging Slump | Essential Twenty

    I know just a couple of weeks ago I was on a real blogging high. I was excited to improve my blog, try new things and just have a great time. But now, I’m in a blogging slump. The biggest slump I’ve ever been in. And this is not good considering blogmas is just a couple of weeks away and I’m not prepared in the slightest. Seriously, I only have two posts written for the entirety of December.

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    Interview, Play, Theatre

    Interview With Niall Ransome | The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

    I’ve seen The Comedy About A Bank Robbery not once, but twice this year. It’s definitely a show you ought to see, but don’t just listen to what I’ve got to say! I’ve spoken to Niall Ransome, one of the show’s understudies, and he can tell you exactly why you’re missing out if you’re not taking the trip! PS. I’m always in awe of understudies, so I was so keen on hearing what Niall had to say!

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