Tag: Judy Garland

House of Rufus

Described on the website as ‘Five nights of velvet, glamour and guilt’. (http://www.roh.org.uk/whatson/production.aspx?pid=16001), it was indeed a plush, glam, old-fashioned night of entertainment with unadorned, reverberating singing, champagne and enormous velvet curtains. Balanced up in the slips, nestling under the roof of the venerable Royal Opera House, we couldn’t help but notice that the top curtain frills were heavy with dust – so there were limits to the perfection! (more…)