PREVIEW: Mousetrap, New Victoria Theatre Woking

Agatha Christie’s masterpiece will be arriving at the New Victoria Theatre from the 14th to the 16th April.  Penned by Dame Agatha Christie, it is currently the longest running play in the world – filled with drama and suspense that has kept audiences on the edge of their seats for the past 60 years. The… Read More

NEWS: Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart Reunite For No Man’s Land

This new production of Harold Pinter’s masterpiece will see  Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart reunite in a UK tour before heading to the West End.  No Man’s Land, directed by Sean Mathias will open in Sheffield on the 3rd August before travelling to Newcastle, Brighton and Cardiff. The production will then visit London’s Wyndham’s Theatre from… Read More

Review Roundup…In the Age of Giorgione

This latest exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts looks at the rise of the Venetian art Renaissance, focusing on the opening decade of the 16th century – but does it cover the subject well? The Guardian: **** Jonathan Jones said: “At times in this exhibition, for all the curators’ attempts to put him back… Read More

PREVIEW:Gabriel Bisset-Smith Tells The Most Original And Funny Joke In The Universe! @Soho Theatre

Fresh from Edinburgh Festival 2015, Gabriel Bisset-Smith, half of double act Guilt & Shame will take audiences on a intergalactic journey at the Soho Theatre from the 29th-3oth April.  The show is part sketch show, part stand-up and part theatre, as well as being one man’s journey to achieving originality, avoiding conformity and change the way… Read More

Amanda Holden to Star in Stepping Out

It has been announced that Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin and Nicola Stephenson will star in Maria Friedman’s production of Richard Harris’ Stepping Out.  The new production will play at the Theatre Royal Bath (12th-22nd October), Richmond Theatre and Cambridge Arts Theatre – with one additional pre-West End date to be announced. Stepping Out charts the lives… Read More

DVD Review: A Royal Night Out

This take on what happened when Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret joined people on the streets on VE day has plenty of charm – even if the plot wears a bit thin after a while.  Directed by Julian Jarrold, this charming and gentle film has plenty to recommend it from the wonderful portrayals of Princess… Read More

PREVIEW: Dutch Flowers @National Gallery

The National Gallery celebrate spring in their latest exhibition that explores the evolution of Dutch flower painting over two centuries.  Displayed in room 1 at the National Gallery, the display will feature 22 works that will explore the origins of the genre, all the way through its rising popularity until the late 18th century. Approximately… Read More