NEWS: Latest Upcoming Film Releases Announced

With everywhere on lockdown, here’s a guide to some of the films that will be available to download or buy on DVD or Blu-ray soon… Jumanji: The Next Level: set for release on download from the 4th April, this sequel to the 2017 reboot sees the likes of Dwayne Johnson,Jack Black and Kevin Hart all… Read More

Interview With…Katherine Pearce

The curator chatted to Emma Clarendon about the Guildhall Art Gallery’s exhibition The Enchanted Interior, which is available to view online due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation. Hi Katherine, when people view The Enchanted Interior online, what can they expect to see? There is so much to enjoy and although my colleagues and I were… Read More

Interview With…Shaun Escoffery

The singer and actor chatted to Emma Clarendon about his upcoming new album Strong Enough, set for release in July. Hi Shaun, congratulations on the new album! What can we expect from it? The new album is very personal to me and it’s been a wonderful journey. I’ve gone a lot deeper into my own… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre to Stream Series of Productions

The theatre, in partnership with The Guardian, is set to stream a series of productions from its archive for free. It has been announced that the Hampstead Theatre and The Guardian are set to re-release he live stream recordings of Mike Bartlett’s Wild, Beth Steel’sWonderland and Howard Brenton’s Drawing the Line for free. Each production will be made available through The Guardian… Read More

REVIEW: Oklahoma!, National Theatre (1998)

Broadway HD streamed Trevor Nunn’s production for free this weekend. Given Trevor Nunn’s recent success with his exquisite production of Fiddler on the Roof , I was particularly curious to see how his 1998 production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! would match up. I was not disappointed. This lavish and lively production is wonderfully rustic… Read More

REVIEW: Henry V, Barn Theatre

The Barn Theatre’s 2019 production pulsates with energy, tension and passion. It has to be said that while this coronavirus situation is a horrible and difficult for everyone – it has also provided those who love theatre with multiple platforms to catch productions that they may have missed out on. One such production is the… Read More

REVIEW: Cyprus Avenue, Royal Court Theatre

This 2019 revival of David Ireland’s play is currently available to watch online. Last seen on stage at the Royal Court Theatre in 2019 for a brief run, this chilling black comedy about one man’s struggle with the past and uncertainty about the future is an extremely powerful watch from start to finish. Directed with… Read More

Interview With… Mat Burtcher and Andy George

Emma Clarendon chatted to The Vault Festival’s Mat Burtcher and Andy George about the early closure of this year’s festival and its future. Hi – let me start by saying how sorry I am about the early closure of the VAULT Festival. How are you both feeling? Thanks for saying that. We’re disappointed and very… Read More

NEWS: Composers Invited to Write ‘A Song of Our Time’

It was announced today that composers are being asked to write ‘A Song of Our Time’ – an original song to be recorded by West End stars and a huge virtual choir with all proceeds going to Acting For Others. This new initiative created by theatre producer Danielle Tarento and actor and producer Paul Wilkins… Read More

PREVIEW: Chihuly: An Exhibition of Prints and Works on Paper, Sims Reed Gallery

Due to the restrictions currently in place from Covid-19, the exhibition is available to be experienced online, through a 3D virtual walk through. This new exhibition explores the work of Dale Chihuly through his fine art prints and drawings, offering new insight into his career. Predominantly known for his pioneering glass installations, drawing has always… Read More