Tag: Natascha McElhone

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TV Review: Hotel Portofino (Series 1)

A stunning setting can’t quite elevate Britbox period drama Hotel Portofino into must-see territory “Nonsense my dear,…

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TV Review: Magpie Murders / Hotel Portofino

In which I sample the first episodes of new Britbox series Magpie Murders and Hotel Portofino “Do…

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TV Review: The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)

A BBC adaptation of The Other Boleyn Girl is unforgivably shonky, even with Natascha McElhone and Jodhi…

Posted in RSC Theatre

Queens of the Royal Shakespeare Company – in pictures

Just wanted to spotlight this photo feature in the Guardian, looking at various Royal Shakespeare Company queens…

Posted in Phoebe Waller-Bridge Photos Theatre

News: Tristram Kenton’s stage archive – the before-they-were-famous edition #2

Clearly, the first before-they-were-famous photo montage was a click-winner for the Guardian as they’ve gone back into…

Posted in Jerry Herman Musicals News Open Air Theatre Photos Theatre

News: Tristram Kenton’s stage archive – the Open Air Theatre edition

I’m loving this deep dive that the Guardian is doing  into Tristram Kenton’s archive, this time taking…

Posted in RSC Theatre Theatre review West End

Review: Queen Anne, Theatre Royal Haymarket

“Lie down madam and legs apart Now brace yourself for this may smart” Helen Edmundson’s Queen Anne…

Posted in Film Kenneth Branagh Shakespeare

Film Review: Love’s Labour’s Lost (2000)

“I feel so absolutely stumped on the floor” Proving that not even Kenneth Branagh is infallible when…

Posted in Film

Film Review: Ladies in Lavender (2004)

“He might like some of my bottled pears” A world where the purchase of pilchards instead of…