Mum’s Taxi: The Shuttle Awaits

If anyone's been wondering where I've been, lately it's more like "where haven't I been..."!

After my son got into drama school (see my last post!), he also got into a Shakespeare play. He's been going to school in the morning, then leaving for rehearsals or matinees, then evening performances as well. And he can't drive himself...

So I have been 'Mum's Taxi' to the max. A bit like this nice futuristic music I saw on the internets recently:


(Tom Demac - The Shuttle Awaits)

Some days I've only been home for a couple of half hours. Truly like a shuttle.
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Shakespeare Monologues that got my son into drama school… (by Klingons, Teletubbies, Tom Hiddleston and two year olds)

Shakespeare Monologues that helped my son get into drama school: Tom Hiddleston as Henry V

The fabulous Tom Hiddleston as Shakespeare's King Henry V: and thanks Tom, for inspiring him!
Click here for audio (YouTube), or scroll down to see him perform his Henry V monologue in a TV interview




Non-diet update: My 12 year old son is auditioning for drama school today!

(Ed. Ok, I admit it: that was January and it's taken my this long to sort the videos out - and he did get in and starts next week, yay!)

So anyway, he has (or had) to perform two monologues, one modern and one classical (before 1912).

We were tempted by this one at first, but thought the original Klingon Hamlet might be a bit too classical for the admissions tutors:

Klingon Hamlet: Act 3, Scene 1, Line 64: 'To be, or not to be'


From the premiere of Klingon Hamlet: taH Pagh taHbe', a Still Picture Production performed by Brian Rivera and directed by Amir Sharafeh.

Click to watch more of the Klingon Hamlet on YouTube, or find out more about the Klingon Hamlet from the Klingon Language Institute.
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