Category: Mike Leigh

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10 of my top moments of the decade

Ever behind the curve, I present 10 of my top moments in a theatre over the last…

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Film Review: Peterloo (2018)

I wanted to like Mike Leigh’s Peterloo, I really did… “You must be famished coming all the…

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Review: Abigail’s Party, Opera House Manchester

This touring production of Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party opts for comedy rather than tragicomedy at the Opera…

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Review: Abigail’s Party / Abi, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party and Atiha Sen Gupta’s response piece Abi make for a stirring double bill…

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68th British Academy Film Awards winners

BAFTA Fellowship Mike Leigh Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema BBC Films Best Film Boyhood – Richard Linklater…

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68th British Academy Film Awards nominations

BAFTA Fellowship Mike Leigh Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema BBC Films Best Film Birdman – Alejandro González…

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London Film Critics Circle Awards 2014 nominees

Film of the Year Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel Ida Leviathan Mr. Turner Nightcrawler The Theory…

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Review: Abigail’s Party, Curve

“Do you like Demis Roussos?” There must be a market for a completely immersive version of Abigail’s Party –…

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Film Review: Mr Turner (2014)

“There’s no room for cynicism in the reviewing of art” One might equally say there’s no room…