Tag: David Bamber

Posted in Arcola Theatre Marvin Hamlisch Musicals Theatre

Review: Sweet Smell of Success, Arcola Theatre

  “A lot can happen in one night” The stereotypical image of musical theatre as a happy…

Posted in Richard Eyre Shakespeare The Hollow Crown Theatre TV

TV Review: The Hollow Crown, Henry IV Part II

“I’ll tickle your catastrophe” I was mildly disappointed by the second instalment of The Hollow Crown, Henry…

Posted in Radio Plays Theatre

Review: Sunset, Radio 3

“No-one is truly innocent” Even though the word ‘play’ has now been banished from BBC Radio, as…

Posted in Film

DVD Review: The King’s Speech

“When I see the common man in the street, I’m struck by how little I know of…

Posted in Cast Recordings Music Musicals Stiles + Drewe Theatre

Album Review: Betty Blue Eyes (Official London Cast Recording)

  “He has magic fingers” Before it came to an untimely end, the cast of Betty Blue…

Posted in Musicals Stiles + Drewe Theatre West End

Re-review: Betty Blue Eyes, Novello Theatre

“Pig! No pig!” Not too much to say about revisiting Betty Blue Eyes as most everything I…

Posted in Musicals Stiles + Drewe Theatre West End

Review: Betty Blue Eyes, Novello Theatre

“Another little victory for little England” With a book by Ron Cowen + Daniel Lipman, adapted from the…

Posted in Critics’ Choice Awards Film Film & TV awards Mike Leigh

16th Critics’ Choice Awards nominees

Best Picture 127 Hours Black Swan The Fighter Inception The King’s Speech The Social Network The Town…