Jeeves Intervenes at the Chemainus Theatre Festival September 11-October 3, 2015. A review.

Jeeves Intervenes at the Chemainus Theatre Festival September 11-October 3, 2015. A review. One hundred years ago this September, Bertie Wooster and the inimitable Jeeves were first introduced to a soon-to-be-adoring public. Through thirty five short stories and ten full-length novels the escapades of an entitled wastrel and his sagacious “gentleman’s gentleman” have delighted generations of readers. Their creator, P.G. Wodehouse, is … [Read more...]

The Mousetrap at Chemainus Theatre Festival April 24-May 30, 2015. A review.

The Mousetrap at Chemainus Theatre Festival April 24-May 30, 2015. A review. There is something irresistibly delicious about being wrapped in a comfortable sweater, sipping a mug of hot Ovaltine, ensconced in a pair of well-worn slippers. Certain literary and theatrical forms recall this sense of familiarity. Agatha Christie’s play The Mousetrap, currently at the Chemainus Theatre Festival April 24-May 30, 2015 is one of the finest examples, … [Read more...]