DVD Review: Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Matt Greenhalgh’s beautiful adaptation of Peter Turner’s memoir combined with Paul McGuigan’s tender direction makes for compelling and heartbreaking viewing.  Jamie Bell and Annette Bening offer up two stunningly raw performances in this tender film about the ups and downs of the relationship between film actress Gloria Grahame and Peter Turner in the final years… Read More

REVIEW: A Passage to India, Park Theatre

‘A Passage To India’ is a very traditional reworking of E.M Forster’s classic 1924 novel. Confession, disclaimer, excuse: I haven’t read ‘A Passage To India’. Sorry. So I’ll only review this production on its own merits, not with reference to its original text. The story follows the British colonial, or ‘Anglo-Indian’ as they are referred… Read More