Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
“Damned bad luck. There’s no oil anywhere in the Empire. Maybe, God had a good laugh when he dealt the stuff out, gave it to all the hardest-to-reach places invariably run by a bunch of backward savages; putting his favourite pupils through their paces, know what I mean? So — we need to buy it from somewhere. It’s my job to get hold of Persian oil. Hence the bubbly and the faint whiff of panic.” – Samuel in Ella Hickson’s Oil at the Almeida Theatre