REVIEW: Elaine Paige Presents Showstoppers from the Musicals

Following on from Elaine Paige Presents the Musicals, this latest album has plenty of variety that mixes classic musical songs and new favourites – but with mixed results.  Taking songs from classic  musicals such as ‘Evita’ and ‘Sunset Boulevard’ to more contemporary favourites including ‘Kinky Boots’ and ‘Billy Elliott’ there is no denying this is… Read More

Review Round Up: All the Money in the World

Ridley Scott’s latest film focuses on the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: **** “Plummer doesn’t look like a hasty replacement. He relishes and luxuriates in the role. It fits him perfectly. Getty is exactly right for Plummer’s talent for subversive glittery-eyed grandfatherly mischief,… Read More

REVIEW: Charlotte Bronte: A Life by Claire Harman

This illuminating biography highlights just how much of Charlotte Bronte’s writing was influenced by her own life and experiences.  Having studied Jane Eyre while at school it seems a shame that it  was only recently while reading this engaging if sombre biography of the author’s life that I realised just how little I knew about… Read More