Album Review Roundup… I Like it When You Sleep… By The 1975

The 1975 are back with a brand new album – but will it be as successful as the band’s debut release?  The Guardian: ****Alexis Petridis wrote: “You’re left with an album that fancies itself as a challenging work of art, but turns out to be a collection of fantastic pop songs full of interesting, smart… Read More

Casting Announced for UK Tour of Invincible

The full cast for the first national tour of Torben Betts ‘s Invincible, directed by Christopher Harper has been announced today.  This national tour production, which opens at the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds on the 30th March, will star: Alastair Whateley as Oliver, Emily Bowker as Emily, Graeme Brookes as Alan and Kerry Bennett… Read More

Review Roundup… Secrets in Their Eyes

How does the remake of the 2009 Oscar Foreign-Language winning film fare with critics?  The Guardian: ** Peter Bradshaw thought that the film contained  : “an interesting and even quite courageous performance from Roberts.” Yorkshire Evening Post: *** Damon Smith wrote: “Secret In Their Eyes is a competent update of a vastly superior tale.” Irish… Read More

PREVIEW: Black Dog Gold Fish, Hen & Chickens Theatre

The show is inspired by writer and director SamBailey’s own personal history and explores the repercussions of clinical depression.  Black Dog Gold Fish has been created by Parrot in the Tank in collaboration with Barrel Organ’s Joe Boylan, Gaulier graduate Andrea Foa and actor and filmmaker Kyle Shephard. The show premieres at the Hen & Chickens Theatre… Read More

Album Review: Time of My Life by Ronan Keating

The Boyzone singer’s tenth solo album is romantic and sincere in its intentions, but lacks in conviction to make it truly successful.  Having recently remarried, Ronan Keating is still very much in the honeymoon period both in terms of his personal life as his career. Time of My Life has a more relaxed and romantic vibe… Read More

Pablo Bronstein to Create Tate Britain Commission 2016

Tate Britain has announced that internationally renowned artist Pablo Bronstein will reveal his ambitious project as part of the Tate Britain commission 2016.  The annual commission which takes place at the gallery and is supported by Sotheby’s, invites artists to create a new large-scale work at in response to the Duveen Galleries – at the… Read More

Review Roundup…Cleansed @National Theatre

Sarah Kane’s play is brutally brought back to the stage in a new production directed by Katie Mitchell and has already (according to reports) caused people to faint.  The Guardian: *** Michael Billington found that: “for all the play’s visceral power, it left me feeling drained rather than shocked into new awareness.” The Independent: ***… Read More