Tag: Sophie Thompson

Posted in News Theatre

Round-up of news and treats and other interesting things

On 6th November 2016, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ever popular State Fair will be performed for the first…

Posted in Film

Film Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010)

“I appreciate the thought, honestly. But given that we were almost killed by a couple of Death…

Posted in August Wilson Christopher Hampton Cyndi Lauper Duncan Macmillan Florian Zeller Howard Goodall Jessica Swale Kenneth Branagh Lin-Manuel Miranda Mark Gatiss Martin McDonagh Olivier Awards Robert Icke Shakespeare Theatre Theatre awards

2016 Laurence Olivier Awards nominations

Best New Play  Farinelli and the King by Claire van Kampen – Duke of York’s Hangmen by…

Posted in Manchester Theatre Awards Theatre awards Yaël Farber

The 2015 Manchester Theatre Awards nominations

Actor In A Leading Role Colin Connor in A View From The Bridge at Octagon Theatre, Bolton…

Posted in Musicals Theatre West End

Review: Guys and Dolls, Savoy Theatre

“Let’s keep the party polite” In the absence of a long-runner, the Savoy Theatre has becoming something…

Posted in Cast Recordings Music Stephen Sondheim

Album Review: Company (1996 London Cast Recording)

 “It’s things like using force together, Shouting till you’re hoarse together, Getting a divorce together” Sam Mendes’…

Posted in Musicals TV

TV Review: That Day We Sang

  “We want all the spirit of Lancashire, but not the accent”  One of the most anticipated…

Posted in fosterIANs Summaries Theatre awards

fosterIAN awards 2014

Posted in Best Actress in a Play & in a Musical fosterIANs Theatre awards

2014 Best Actress in a Play + in a Musical

Best Actress in a Play Gillian Anderson, A Streetcar Named Desire In what proved to be a banner…