Tag: Paul Rhys

Posted in Spooks TV

Lockdown TV Review: Spooks Series 7

In which the rollercoaster of quality rockets sky-high again, Series 7 of Spooks ranks as one of…

Posted in Almeida Theatre Anton Chekhov Robert Icke Theatre

Review: Uncle Vanya, Almeida Theatre

“Here’s Johnny” How do you follow the earth-shattering success of a show like Oresteia? With difficulty it…

Posted in Da Vinci's Demons TV

DVD Review: Da Vinci’s Demons Series 3

“People of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them, they went out and happened…

Posted in Da Vinci's Demons TV

DVD Review: Da Vinci’s Demons Series 1

“War has always been the handmaiden of progress” From its opening moments of buttocks and blood (both…

Posted in Leo Tolstoy TV

DVD Review: Anna Karenina (2000)

 “I need to know if he still loves me” Joe Wright’s film version of Anna Karenina was,…

Posted in Agatha Christie Radio Plays Theatre

Review: The Memory of Water / And Then There Were None / A Special Kind of Dark, Radio 4

“You’ve got that slight edge in your voice, like a blunt saw” Shelagh Stephenson’s The Memory of…

Posted in Luther TV

TV Review: Luther Series 1

“You don’t need to be thinking about Alice Morgan right now” By the time that the television…

Posted in Caryl Churchill Mark Ravenhill Radio Plays Theatre

Review: Light Shining in Buckinghamshire / The Colour of Milk, Radio 3/4

“I know what you think, but I cannot turn away” For reasons not entirely clear, Mark Ravenhill…

Posted in Barbican Theatre Theatre

Review: The Master and Margarita, Complicite at the Barbican

“It’s just words, it’s just another story” As I left the Barbican after seeing Complicite’s take on…