Tag: Michael Shaeffer

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TV Review: Silent Witness Series 14

With Kieran Bew with his top off and Barbara Flynn breaking every singe person’s heart, Series 14…

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TV Review: The Salisbury Poisonings

Deeply sensitive writing and direction mean that The Salisbury Poisonings proves a powerfully effective treatment of the…

Posted in Almeida Theatre Andrew Lloyd Webber Arthur Schnitzler Barbican Theatre Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Donmar Warehouse Lucy Prebble Michael John LaChiusa Musicals Old Vic Robert Icke Sara Bareilles Tennessee Williams Theatre West End

August theatre round-up

I might have taken a break from reviewing for the last couple of months, but I didn’t…

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TV Review: Chernobyl

In its exploration of the human stories around the nuclear accident, Craig Mazin’s mini-series Chernobyl is simply…

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TV Review: Bodyguard Series 1

Bodyguard reaches a thrilling climax that is sure to disappoint some but left me on the edge…

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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….

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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…