Selfridges to Open The reFASHIONed Theatre with The Faction

The London department store is to team up with the critically acclaimed theatre company The Faction to present a new production of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.  Running at the  reFASHIONed Theatre from the 23rd August until the 24th September as part of the Shakespeare 400 celebrations, this production of Much Ado About Nothing is… Read More

REVIEW: The Colony

This terrifying realistic film based on true events has plenty of intensity but just lacking in strong purpose.  The Colony follows the story of Lena and Daniel as they try to escape from a religious cult, set against a backdrop of the Chilean military coup in 1973 and is based on true events. Directed by… Read More

REVIEW: Eugenius! The Musical, London Palladium

Following a huge hiccup with regards to ticket collection and consequently a late running show, this world premiere concert of the new musical was delightful, bizarre and completely unique.  Eugene is a comic book geek and alongside his friend Janey (who is secretly in love with him), creates a comic story that ends up taking… Read More

Review Round Up…The Legend of Tarzan

This new Tarzan film directed by David Yates, starring Alexander Skarsgård is released on the 6th July. But how have critics reacted to it?  The Guardian: **Jordan Hoffman found that: “There’s an anti-greed message and a green message and a feminist message, but there are also the asinine Hollywood story beats that must be hit.” Variety:… Read More

Coming Soon on DVD…London Has Fallen

The sequel to Olympus Has Fallen will be available to buy on DVD and Blu-ray on the 18th July.  Mike Banning is back in a brand new adventure with the President of the United States – this time taking place in London. It’s another year, another city and another threat to American President Benjamin Asher’s… Read More

Review Round Up…Faith Healer, Donmar Warehouse

Directed by Lyndsey Turner, Brian Friel’s play about the possibility of genius but the uncertainty of failure opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night. Here is what critics have been saying… The Guardian: ***** Michael Billington wrote: “Turner’s immaculate production gives each monologue a distinct setting and character linked, in Es Devlin’s design, by a… Read More

New Orchestra Devoted to Musical Theatre Launched

The London Musical Theatre Orchestra hosted a gala at the Bishopsgate Institute to launch its first season and professional concerts, featuring performances from some  top West End performers.  Showcasing the work of the London Musical Theatre Orchestra, last night’s event was a chance to celebrate the work of the orchestra as well as announcing its… Read More

New BP Spotlight Displays Announced at Tate Britain

Tate Britain has confirmed its new season of BP Spotlight displays, running at the gallery over the summer.  The programme of displays will feature the work of major figures such as Walter Sickert and Barry Flanagan, as well as pieces by the Systems group and the archive of Nimai Chatterji. These regularly changing displays focuses on work from… Read More

Review Round Up… David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life

David Hockney returns to the Royal Academy of Arts with a new body of work, opening to the public on the 2nd July. But what have critics made of it?  The Guardian:****Jonathan Jones wrote: “Another fascinating experiment by Hockney.” The Times:  **** Rachel Campbell-Johnston commented that: “If you want to imagine the thoughts that are… Read More

National Youth Theatre to Present Season of New Writing at Finborough Theatre

Running at the Finborough Theatre as part of the National Youth Theatre’s 60th anniversary, the new season of work will run at the theatre throughout August.  This new season will feature three world premiere productions including James Fritz’s The Fall, Bola Agbaje’s Bitches and Mohsin Hamid’s Man Booker Shortlisted The Reluctant Fundamentalist. The first production to run… Read More