Jonathan Pinnock - Writer of Stuff


“What Stirs the Spring” at The Old Red Lion

Last night I dragged the wife and kids along to The Old Red Lion Theatre Pub in Islington to see Obstacle Productions’ performance of “What Stirs the Spring” and we all had a terrific time. The intimate venue was almost full and we were treated to an exceptionally polished performance by Miles Barden and Joshua Dickinson. I always get a kick out of hearing something I’ve written myself being acted out (“After Michelangelo” in this case) – even if that is tempered by occasional thoughts of “Hmmm, that bit of writing needs tightening up a tad”. I also thought that Oscar Windsor-Smith’s piece “Timelock” was fantastic, and those two old pros Poe and Jacobs came out of it pretty well, too.

The Old Red Lion


  1. Natalie L. Sin

    April 14, 2009 at 9:44 pm

    Best name for a theater ever. I can’t imagine how cool it would be to have something I did made into a play or film. Though I do harbor fantasies of having a short story made into a Hong Kong movie ; )

  2. admin

    April 14, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    You’ll do it one day, Natalie. Although I shudder to think of the plotline :)

  3. Oscar Windsor-Smith

    April 16, 2009 at 5:10 pm

    Thanks for the kind mention, Jon. Glad you enjoyed it.

    😉 scar

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