The Winterfood Diaries

The Winterfood Diaries

Thursday, 9 November 1989

Don't Drop Bombs

My No.1: ‘Don’t Drop Bombs’ by Liza Minnelli

Just bought the 7-inch of this and I love it.


Johnny’s motorbike has been stolen.

Jamie Davenport tells me he has a bit of a crush on Julian.


‘The Shadow of Love’ – The Damned

The MP costumes are period/naturalistic and this is to provide an anchor to audiences that might be expecting something a little more traditional.  But they also look rather alienating when set against the ideas we have for the set and the make-up.

The make-up’s going to be white painted masks for all the characters except Fanny (an outsider).  Her make-up will be equally painty, but not quite as much.  The set will be a parody of Regency living quarters, with paint oozing from the panelling.  We are also hoping to have a painted landscape, in unnatural colours, alien-looking, outside the French windows, ensuring anyone watching knows this is not your usual bit of Austen.

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Next time: ‘Note for Negativity…’

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