REVIEW: Closed Casket by Sophie Hannah

Sophie Hannah’s latest Hercule Poirot mystery is filled with intricate details that would have made Agatha Christie proud.  Following on from her previous Poirot novel The Monogram Murders, Sophie Hannah has once again come up with another intriguing mystery for the Belgian detective to solve – even if at times the story becomes slightly tangled… Read More

Review Round Up: Otello, Royal Opera House

Jonas Kaufmann makes his debut in the title role in Keith Warner’s new production of Verdi’s opera. But does the production impress the critics?  The Guardian: *** “Antonio Pappano drives the score hard, without attaining anything like the cogency he achieved in 2012, in the final revival of the previous production. The choral singing is… Read More