PREVIEW:George Shaw: My Back to Nature @National Gallery

The National Gallery have announced a new display of the National Gallery’s Rootstein Hopkins Associate Artist’s work, exploring and celebrating the gallery’s collection of art.  Artist George Shaw has been a regular visitor to the National Gallery in London since he was a teenager. Armed with a sketchbook he would regularly travel to London to draw… Read More

REVIEW:Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground by Noah Preminger

This new recording from the tenor saxophonist is a bit all over the place and chaotic to listen to, but there are some good ideas mixed up in there.  There is one thing to say about Noah Preminger and his creativity: he is never short of ideas as his latest album ‘Dark Was the Night,… Read More

Tickets On Sale for Dreamgirls

Sonia Friedman Productions has today announced that tickets are now on sale to priority bookers for the transfer of Dreamgirls to the West End.  Tickets went on sale to priority bookers this morning and will be on general sale from 12 noon on the 1st April. For every performance, there will be 100 accessibly priced… Read More

Book Review: The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin

This straightforward novel is richly detailed in terms of society during the Victorian period, having plenty to say about the rules and conventions at that time.  Based on a true story, Goodwin’s book begins when the Empress of Austria arrives in England to do some hunting and meets Captain Bay Middleton, who is engaged to… Read More