REVIEW: The Bay at Nice, Menier Chocolate Factory

Penelope Wilton and Ophelia Lovibond shine in Richard Eyre’s reflective and simmering production. Is life about following duty or desire? This is a question that lies right at the centre of David Hare’s engaging and passionate play being revived for the first time since its premiere at the National Theatre in 1986. With Richard Eyre’s… Read More

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Review Round Up: Fanny & Alexander, Old Vic Theatre

Ingmar Berman’s masterpiece is brought to the Old Vic stage, starring Penelope Wilton. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… The Ekdahls are a family of the theatre. Their lives are as messy and passionate as the characters they play onstage. Children Fanny and Alexander have grown up in this loving chaos surrounded… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Old Vic Production of Fanny & Alexander

Casting for the upcoming production directed by Max Weber has been announced.  Translated for the stage by BAFTA award-winning writer Stephen Beresford, filmmaker Ingmar Bergman’s masterpiece comes to the Old Vic’s stage from the 21st February, directed by Max Webster. Amongst the gilded romance and glamour of 1900s Sweden, siblings Fanny and Alexander’s world is turned upside down… Read More

REVIEW: The BFG

Roald Dahl and Steven Spielberg are two names that work wonderfully together to create an enjoyable and magical adventure that captures the heart and imagination.  In a world that is filled with gloom and doom currently, it is wonderful that Steven Spielberg has brought this charming (if slightly frightening tale) to life in the most… Read More

Review Round-Up…The BFG

With Steven Spielberg at the helm and Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant, this hugely anticipated film hits the big screen – but do critics think its worth a watch?  The Telegraph: ***** Robbie Collin was enthusiastic saying:  “During some of Rylance’s heart-swellingly beautiful monologues here, the BFG almost feels like Jerusalem for children.”… Read More