Tag: Brian Protheroe

Posted in Digital RSC Shakespeare Theatre

#AdventwithClowns Day 14 – Othello, RSC (Britbox)

This 2015 RSC production of Othello soars with its lead pairing of Hugh Quarshie and Lucian Msamati,…

Posted in Musicals Not-London Stephen Sondheim Theatre UK

Some early October musical news

Put A Pin In It Productions (a new Brighton based production company with a big heart and…

Posted in Jack Thorne Lin-Manuel Miranda Philip Pullman Phoebe Waller-Bridge TV

TV Review: His Dark Materials, Series 2

No spoilers, but the second series of His Dark Materials is a continued absolute triumph “Your duty…

Posted in Dennis Kelly Spooks TV Zinnie Harris

Lockdown TV Review: Spooks Series 8

With major fluctuations in the force, Series 8 maintains a strong level for Spooks – you could…

Posted in Cheek By Jowl Chris Bush David Mamet Duncan Macmillan Finborough Theatre Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Ivo van Hove Lin-Manuel Miranda Mike Leigh Musicals National Theatre Nick Payne Propeller Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch Royal Court Shakespeare Theatre Tom Wells West End Wilton's Music Hall Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

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…

Posted in Cast Recordings Music

Album Review: Lord of the Rings (2008 Original London Production)

“Eä, Arda, Ainulindalë. Aratar, Maiar, Rána, Nénar” Believe it or not, there was a time when I…

Posted in Digital LGBT+ RSC Shakespeare Theatre

Review: The Merchant of Venice, RSC at East WinterGarden

“Tell me where is fancy bred” This was actually the first time I’ve been to the cinema…

Posted in Richmond Theatre Shakespeare Theatre

Review: Twelfth Night, ETT at Richmond Theatre

“For women are as roses…” It is seriously impressive how sparklingly fresh Jonathan Mumby has managed to…

Posted in The Other Palace Theatre

Review: This May Hurt A Bit, St James Theatre

“Is that blood on the ceiling?” Like many things in this country, the National Health Service is…