Tag: James Dryden

Posted in Film Moira Buffini Simon Stone

Film Review: The Dig (2021)

Simon Stone creates a beautifully warm Britflick in the gentle Sutton Hoo drama The Dig “Don’t let…

Posted in TV

Not-a-TV Review: Close to the Enemy

“We would like some more cabbage please” I wanted to like Close to the Enemy so much…

Posted in Film Tom Stoppard

Lockdown film review: Tulip Fever (2017)

Despite a mostly good cast, Tulip Fever proves a punishingly dull film – not even self-isolation should…

Posted in Film Mike Leigh

Film Review: Peterloo (2018)

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

Posted in Martin McDonagh Royal Court Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2015

Review: Hangmen, Royal Court

“Don’t worry. I may have my quirks but I’m not an animal. Or am I? One for…