Archive for: March, 2011

Uncategorized March 27, 2011


Now it’s a race against time to complete an additional painting or two, and shoot some video footage, for my Burgh House exhibition, which opens this Wednesday. I enjoyed the National Theatre Platform last Wednesday. The challenge of presenting myself to the audience on four sides was stimulating and fun, though the bookshop running out of …

Uncategorized March 19, 2011


More photographs from our British Council tour of the Far East in 1982, this time focusing on China. A busy week ahead. I look forward to seeing at least some of you at the Platform on Wednesday.

Uncategorized March 18, 2011


As many of you know, Edward’s Platform at the National Theatre takes place next Wednesday, 23rd March, at 6 p.m. in the Cottesloe Theatre. This event sold out very quickly, but the NT has just released some more seats. So if you missed out on tickets first time round, you can phone the Box Office on 020 …

Uncategorized March 14, 2011


At teatime last Thursday I received the first copies of my book, Slim Chances. Front cover This morning I go to the National Theatre, the Cottesloe, to see the set of a new play called The Holy Rosenbergs, which will be in situ on the stage when I do my book-launch Platform on the 23rd. Apparently …

Uncategorized March 7, 2011


Ever-inventive nature continually produces one shape from another. Nothing in the entire universe ever perishes, believe me, but things vary, and adopt a new form. The phrase ‘being born’ is used for beginning to be something different from what one was before, while ‘dying’ means ceasing to be the same. Though this thing may pass into that, and …