Tag: Penny Downie

Posted in Silent Witness TV

TV Review: Silent Witness Series 16

Series 16 of Silent Witness benefits hugely from the introduction of David Caves and Liz Carr as…

Posted in Chichester Festival Theatre Curve Theatre David Eldridge Lyric Hammersmith Martin McDonagh National Theatre News Print Room Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch Royal Court Tennessee Williams Theatre

Late summer casting news

Vivienne Acheampong, Adelayo Adedayo, Ray Emmet Brown, Ernest Kingsley Jnr, Tamara Lawrance, Rudolphe Mdlongwa, Mark Monero and…

Posted in The Crown TV

TV Review: The Crown, Series 4

Whereas I was sad that the cast of The Crown had to regenerate at the end of…

Posted in Peter Morgan The Crown TV

TV Review: The Crown, Series 4 Episodes 1-3

I ration myself to Episodes 1-3 of Series 4 of The Crown in the first instance but…

Posted in TV Waking the Dead

TV Review: Waking the Dead Series 9

The ninth and final series of Waking the Dead works well as a brutal finale even if…

Posted in Howard Brenton Spooks TV

Lockdown TV Review: Spooks Series 3

It’s all change at Thames House as Series 3 of Spooks sees the original core team leave…

Posted in James Graham Peter Morgan The Crown TV

TV Review: The Crown Series 3

Series 3 of The Crown sees new actors in across the board but Olivia Colman is sadly…

Posted in Peter Morgan The Crown TV

TV Review: The Crown, Series 3 Episodes 1-3

The Crown returns with Olivia Colman and Tobias Menzies at the helm, and Helena Bonham Carter stealing…

Posted in Blogged Film Lin-Manuel Miranda

2017 Oscars – pre-ceremony thoughts

“For whatever reason, he spared a hamster” When you see as much theatre as I do, it…