Janet Hitchen

Another Interrupted Year

Number of Plays seen:14

Best New Play: Best of Enemies by James Graham

Best Revival: The Dumb Waiter at the Old Vic

Best Director: Jeremy Herrin — he’s EVERYWHERE that’s good.

Best Actress: Siobhan McSweeney in Happy Days. Magnificent.

Best Actor: Ben Miles in The Mirror and the Light. A career-defining moment.

Best Half Time set up: Bridge Theatre always wins.

The Play That Got Away: Force Majeure. Cancelled due to Covid in the cast. A sign of the times.

Best Theatre: The Old Vic felt like an old friend when we got to go back inside. Like a red velvet hug.

Here’s to more plays in 2022 – in person, online, NT at home. Some excellent dates already on the books 🎭



Janet Hitchen

Janet Hitchen

Laugh, practise yoga, drink tea, eat cake, read lots, digital book clubber, theatre geek, Young Patron of the NT, Mum to Milly, my BT.