Tag: Richard Dempsey

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Review: Tammy Faye, Almeida Theatre

Immensely spectacular creative work and some corking performances can’t quite hide the hollowness at the heart of…

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TV Review: The Power of the Doctor

Jodie Whittaker bids farewell as the Doctor with the richly nostalgic The Power of the Doctor “Goodbyes…

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News: Almeida Theatre reveals an exciting new season for Autumn 2022-Spring 2023

Announcing a new season of four productions taking place at the Almeida between Autumn 2022 and Spring…

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Film Review: 1917 (2019)

Sam Mendes’ 1917 is undoubtedly an technically excellent film but the focus on format ends up detracting…

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10 of my top moments of the decade

Ever behind the curve, I present 10 of my top moments in a theatre over the last…

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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 Cast Recordings Music Musicals

Album Review: Dirty Dancing (2006 London Cast Recording)

“Not a stress or strain is found here for it must be said Here at Kellerman’s you…

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Album Review: Fame (1995 Original London Cast Recording)

“These are my emotions  Mine alone to keep” Some things age well. Music produced in the 90s…

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Queer Theatre – a round-up

“There’s nowt so queer as folk” Only about a week behind schedule, I wanted to round up…