I have sadly discovered that The Killing of Sister George should now be read as the killing of "The Killing of Sister George" . This illustrates the famous maxim: carpe diem or in other words seize the day. If you want to see a play and it's on, see it then and there!
Also, there appears to be some confusion regarding the dates of the picture description sessions at the Whitechapel Gallery. One of the party on Saturday has sent me dates (hard copy) in the post which appear to conflict with the Whitechapel Gallery's website. It may be best to call Sarah Barrett on 020-7522-7888 to check dates and to book a place. The sessions are all the same.
Further to my quick visit to the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), I contacted someone who introduced me to portraits and we exchanged a few words about my trip. The following is an excerpt:
The painting which was studied in the Art Through Words programme at the National Gallery in