Tag: Jeff Rawle

Posted in Howard Brenton Spooks TV

Lockdown TV Review: Spooks Series 4

With the loss of its original core cast and the destabilising presence of Martine McCutcheon, Series 4…

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 Bridge Theatre Lucinda Coxon Theatre Theatre review

Review: Alys, Always, Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner finally directs a play by a woman but Lucinda Coxon’s adaptation of novel Alys, Always…

Posted in Alan Bennett Bridge Theatre Theatre Theatre review

Review: Allelujah!, Bridge Theatre

With Allelujah! at the Bridge Theatre, the return of Alan Bennett leaves me less than enthused  “Still,…

Posted in Alan Ayckbourn Barbican Theatre Blanche McIntyre Chichester Festival Theatre Conor McPherson fosterIANs Hope Theatre Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Ivo van Hove LGBTQ+ 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 National Theatre Rory Mullarkey Theatre Theatre review

Review: Saint George and the Dragon, National Theatre

“You hunt them where they live” There’s something interesting about a community that can simultaneously urge the…

Posted in National Theatre News Rory Mullarkey Theatre

Full cast announced for Saint George and the Dragon

A village. A dragon. A damsel in distress. Into the story walks George: wandering knight, freedom fighter,…

Posted in LGBTQ+ National Theatre Readings Theatre Theatre review

Queer Theatre – a round-up

“There’s nowt so queer as folk” Only about a week behind schedule, I wanted to round up…

Posted in LGBTQ+ Martin Sherman National Theatre Readings Theatre

Review: Queer Theatre – Bent, National Theatre

  #4 in the National Theatre‚Äôs Queer Theatre season of rehearsed readings   “I love you… What’s…