The stage version of The Girl on the Train, adapted from the novel by Paula Hawkins, has just arrived at the Duke of York’s theatre in the West End. No waiting at faulty signals, or delays by the wrong type of leaves on the line for this play. It travelled directly from the West Yorkshire… Continue reading
Posts tagged Euston
Could King’s Cross grand approach be an inspiration for a remade Euston?
This isn’t Euston station. That’s too much of a mess to be worth showing in a photograph. But plans are afoot for big improvements up there, and King’s Cross, just down the road (seen here in early 2017, should be the inspiration. The wonder at King’s Cross is the space. There is no cluttering structure, just a… Continue reading →
Stopped at signals – the trains in The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins has just published her second novel Into the Water. It will certainly be made into a film, as was her debut thriller The Girl on the Train, which sold 20m worldwide. The movie of that book starred Emily Blunt as the dysfunctional protagonist. My article below, posted in October 2016, explores the way the writer used… Continue reading →