September  2001
BBC News Forum
  Find out if you were lucky enough to get your question asked of Patrick via the BBC web site, by listening to the very interesting online forum recording (Real Audio) with him from yesterday. 
Sunday Times Review
  Adding to the list of recent reviews for Johnson Over Jordan at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds, is this one from John Peters of the Sunday Times.

Thanks again to Karen for spotting both the above items.

Other News
  Disappointment for Jude Kelly the Artistic Director of the West Yorkshire Playhouse, who will not be taking over from Trevor Nunn at the Royal National Theatre in London - the job goes to Nicholas Hytner - however it probably means that Leeds can look forward to having Patrick back at WYP again in the next few years if they continue to collaborate together...

Over at the RSC, Adrian Noble is reportedly keen to get Morgan Freeman and Ralph Fiennes signed up for major roles in the near future in his continued upheaval of the company and it's position to attract 'big names' to play there.
(Read Benedict Nightingale's recent Times article
With Kenneth Branagh already set to return, isn't it time to say "Get Patrick Stewart back". Come on Adrian, get your finger out! 

Stewart at film festival and retrospective this weekend
  On Saturday, Patrick is due to appear at the Leeds International Film Festival to introduce a screening of 'Dead Man' starring Johnny Depp.

Then on Sunday, the National Museum of Film, Photography and Television in Bradford are screening a number of Patrick's films. Amongst those being shown are Jeffrey, Dad Savage and Safe House. More details on the event at

There's also the chance to pose a few questions to the man himself on the day when he takes part in a question and answer session in the evening.
Tickets for the event are available by calling 01274 202030

Question Patrick at the BBC
  Now's your chance to put a question to Patrick via the BBC Forum on their web site. No details on the site about when you get to hear his responses though...
University Degree
  Leeds Metropolitan University awarded Patrick an honorary degree last Thursday in recognition of his work on stage and screen. 
Read more at the Yorkshire Post web site.

Thanks to Michele and Karen

PSN gathering in Leeds
  Patrick once again kindly met up with his fan club members on Saturday at WYP, giving them a chance to ask him about his current and future work plans. Nice to see those electronic contacts face to face at last, and meet up with friends old and new. Many thanks also to all those who commented on the web site - it's much appreciated! 
Here's a few of photos taken by yours truly to remind you of the event:  Please note the webmaster will be away as of Friday for a 2 week holiday to Canada - so don't expect any updates or e-mail replies until after 15 October !
More Reviews for Johnson Over Jordan
  Some more reviews have appeared on the web this week: Thanks to Karen Rourk once again...
'Johnson' Reviews
  Recent reviews for Johnson Over Jordan are now available: