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Lockdown TV review: Belgravia (ITV)

The first couple of episodes of Julian Fellowes’ latest TV series Belgravia are quite frankly an embarrassment…

Posted in Film

Film Review: 1917 (2019)

Sam Mendes’ 1917 is undoubtedly an technically excellent film but the focus on format ends up detracting…

Posted in Humans TV

TV Review: Humans Series 3

I can’t help but think Humans might have run its course as a uniquely intelligent and British…

Posted in Chris Chibnall Doctor Who Malorie Blackman TV Vinay Patel

TV Review: Doctor Who Series 11

Series 11 of Doctor Who comes to an end and it’s a big yes from me –…

Poster for the transfer of Girl from the North Country at the Noel Coward Theatre
Posted in Conor McPherson Musicals Theatre Theatre review West End

Re-review: Girl From The North Country, Noël Coward

“What did you expect?” After a hugely successful run at the Old Vic, Girl From The North…

Posted in Alan Ayckbourn Barbican Theatre Blanche McIntyre Chichester Festival Theatre Conor McPherson fosterIANs Hope Theatre Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Ivo van Hove LGBT+ Lin-Manuel Miranda Martin Sherman Mike Bartlett Musicals National Theatre New Diorama Old Vic Shakespeare Stiles + Drewe Theatre Tony Kushner Top moments

11 of my top moments in a theatre in 2017

As ever, the wait for the end-of-year lists of favourite plays and performances has to continue until…

Posted in Albums Broadway Cast Recordings Conor McPherson Curtain Up Show Album of the Year Dan Gillespie Sells David Hein Irene Sankoff Music Musicals Not-London Pasek + Paul Stephen Sondheim Stiles + Drewe Theatre awards

The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2017 nominees

Best UK Cast Recording 42nd Street – 2017 London Cast Recording Bat Out Of Hell The Musical…

Posted in Conor McPherson Musicals Old Vic Theatre

Re-review: Girl From The North Country, Old Vic

“There’s something I’ve got to do tonight” I’m going to call it taking one for the team….

Posted in Cast Recordings Conor McPherson Music Musicals Old Vic Theatre West End

Album Review: Girl From The North Country (Original London Cast Recording)

The pure quality of the Original London Cast Recording of Girl From The North Country means it…