Tag: Dame Maggie Smith

Posted in Film

Film Review: Downton Abbey – A New Era (2022)

Downton Abbey – A New Era will doubtless please some fans but its lazy writing and bloated…

Posted in Digital Henrik Ibsen Ivo van Hove National Theatre News Shakespeare Theatre

News: One year of National Theatre at Home – New titles added

Ahead of National Theatre at Home’s one year anniversary on 1 December, the National Theatre has today announced the…

Posted in Christmas Digital

A Christmas Eve treat – ‘Twas the night before Christmas…

‘Twas the night before Christmas…✨ Wishing you all a peaceful Christmas Eve. The poem was recorded in…

Posted in Photos Theatre

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

Perhaps inevitably, famous names getting more clicks than bona fide theatrical talent remains as true as ever…

Posted in Jason Robert Brown JT Rogers Kenneth Branagh Musicals News Theatre Union Theatre West End

News: November news aplenty

An unnecessary amount of theatre news exploded forth today, maybe everyone was just too busy watching CNN…

Posted in Books Phoebe Waller-Bridge Photos Theatre West End

Book review: Time To Act – Simon Annand

Simon Annand’s Time To Act is a beautiful book of photos capturing actors in the minutes before…

Posted in Alan Bennett TV

TV Review: Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads

“Her mother was blind but made beautiful pastry” Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads gets remade and added to…

Posted in Alan Bennett TV

News: Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads returns to TV

Along with the rest of theatreland, I’m already over-excited and impatient for all of these. Filming begins…

Posted in Film

Film review: Downton Abbey (2019)

Baron Fellowes of West Stafford stretches not a single muscle in pumping out more of the same…