Posts Tagged ‘Ron Cook’

Irish playwright Conor McPherson was approached by Bob Dylan’s people and offered the chance to write a play with whichever Dylan songs he wanted to use. The result is Girl From The North Country, (LINKED) at the Old Vic, London. Twenty Dylan songs, a cast of 19. Brilliant new arrangements and some unexpected choices. Also a great play.
The picture is “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” which opens Act 2. The best evening of Dylan music you’ll see nowadays!

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Review of The Homecoming by Harold Pinter, directed by Jamie Lloyd at Trafalgar Studios. With Ron Cook, Sam Allen, John Simm, Gary Kemp, Gemma Chan, Keith Allen, John Macmillan. Great cast, great reviews … but we found the intrinsic play dated in spite of a fine production.


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