Tag: Richard Dempsey

Posted in Film

Film Review: 1917 (2019)

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

Posted in Cheek By Jowl Chris Bush David Mamet Duncan Macmillan Finborough Theatre Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Ivo van Hove Lin-Manuel Miranda Mike Leigh Musicals National Theatre Nick Payne Propeller Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch Royal Court Shakespeare Theatre Tom Wells West End Wilton's Music Hall Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

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…

Posted in Alan Ayckbourn Barbican Theatre Blanche McIntyre Chichester Festival Theatre Conor McPherson fosterIANs Hope Theatre Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Ivo van Hove LGBT+ Lin-Manuel Miranda Martin Sherman Mike Bartlett Musicals National Theatre New Diorama Old Vic Shakespeare Stiles + Drewe Theatre Tony Kushner Top moments

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…

Posted in Cast Recordings Music Musicals

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…

Posted in LGBT+ National Theatre Readings Theatre Theatre review

Queer Theatre – a round-up

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

Posted in LGBT+ National Theatre Readings Theatre

Review: Queer Theatre – The Drag, National Theatre

  #5 in the National Theatre’s Queer Theatre season of rehearsed readings Last but by no means…

Posted in Leeds Playhouse Musicals Not-London Terry Johnson Theatre UK

Review: Strictly Ballroom, West Yorkshire Playhouse

“I don’t know if you are illusion” Hoping for a ten from Len and to avoid the dreaded…

Posted in Finborough Theatre Noël Coward Theatre

Review: Home Chat, Finborough Theatre

“I’ve got to convince you of my complete innocence and I don’t know how” It’s a mystery…