Tag: Francesca Annis

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TV Review: Return to Cranford

The temptation is always to go back but Return to Cranford largely proves a disappointment “I’ve got…

Posted in TV

TV Review: Cranford

As the nights darken, a rewatch of the delightful Cranford might be just the thing “What about…

Posted in Anton Chekhov National Theatre Photos Royal Exchange Theatre Young Vic

Photos: classic views of The Cherry Orchard

Wild horses couldn’t drag me to see another Cherry Orchard at this point, but it is one…

Posted in Kenneth Branagh News Photos Shakespeare Theatre

News: Tristram Kenton’s stage archive – the Hamlet edition

I’m loving this deep dive that the Guardian is doing  into Tristram Kenton’s archive, this time featuring…

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TV Review: Flesh and Blood

Imelda Staunton plays a blinder in ITV’s Flesh and Blood but for a thriller, there’s not much…

Posted in Books Kenneth Branagh Photos Theatre

Book review: The Half – Simon Annand

The Half – Photographs of Actors Preparing for the Stage by Simon Annand Just a quickie for…

Posted in Lucy Kirkwood Royal Court Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2016

Review: The Children, Royal Court

“At our time of life, we simply cannot deal with this shit” It’s interesting to see the…

Posted in Howard Barker Radio Plays Theatre

Radio Review: An Interlude of Men / De Wife of Bristol / In the Depths of Dead Love

“It’s a blip when you’re 25, after 55 it’s a shambles” Lesley Bruce’s An Interlude of Men is blessed…

Posted in Donmar Warehouse LGBTQ+ Peter Gill Theatre

Review: Versailles, Donmar Warehouse

“Democracy…such an un-English word” Expectations for Peter Gill’s Versailles were quite low due to a number of…