So I got over myself and just fucking went. Because you only live once. And I'm so glad that I did.

It was just as hilarious the second time round. And it was a really different experience seeing the whole stage from afar, rather than the bits I could see from the front row close up.

And I got to be part of a wave in the upper circle at a Shakespeare production.

More Shakespeare burbling

And Antipholus (also Helena; formerly Kate and Sebastian) waved to me during the interval performance because I was grinning like a Cheshire Cat. And that made me super happy because I am 12 years old on the inside.

It may also have been to do with the honest-to-god half pint of wine I had just consumed.

More Shakespeare burbling

That theatre doesn't mess about when it comes to booze.