Tag: Robert Portal

Posted in TV

Lockdown TV review: Belgravia (ITV)

The first couple of episodes of Julian Fellowes’ latest TV series Belgravia are quite frankly an embarrassment…

Posted in Menier Chocolate Factory Musicals Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2019

Review: The Boy Friend, Menier Chocolate Factory

As light as a madeleine and as frivolous as a macaron, Sandy Wilson’s The Boy Friend proves…

Posted in David Hare LGBT+ TV

TV Review: Collateral

A truly stellar cast can’t quite convince me that we need another David Hare drama pontificating about…

Posted in Christopher Hampton Florian Zeller Theatre West End

Review: The Truth, Wyndham’s Theatre

“Don’t play those games with me” In these post-referendum times, there’s something a little ironic in the…

Posted in Film Kenneth Branagh

DVD Review: My Week With Marilyn

“I thought you hated all that Royal Court stuff”  I never quite got round to watching My…

Posted in The Other Palace Theatre

Review: Around the World in 80 Days, St James Theatre

“A well-used minimum suffices for anything” The festive offering from the St James Theatre this year is…

Posted in Film Mike Leigh

Film Review: Mr Turner (2014)

“There’s no room for cynicism in the reviewing of art” One might equally say there’s no room…

Posted in Not-London Theatre Theatre Royal Bath UK

Review: A Little Hotel on the Side, Theatre Royal Bath

I’m the headless hunter of Honfleur, I’m the strangled Sister of Soissons, I’m the noseless Nun of…

Posted in George Bernard Shaw National Theatre Theatre

Review: The Doctor’s Dilemma, National Theatre

“Cure guaranteed” George Bernard Shaw’s 1906 medical ethics drama The Doctor’s Dilemma had a lot to live…