REVIEW: Blue Iguana

Hadi Hajaig’s heist film is very muddled in terms of its intent and story, offering nothing new in the genre.  The fact that it takes at least forty minutes for any clear plot to emerge in a film is perhaps not a great sign as it so proves with Blue Iguana. Written and directed by… Read More

NEWS: Simon Callow’s One Man Show of A Christmas Carol to Play at the Arts Theatre

It has been announced that Simon Callow will once more star in the one man production of A Christmas Carol at the Arts Theatre from the 8th December.  Following successful runs in 2012,2013 and 2016, Simon Callow returns in Tom Cairns’ production, based around the adaptation Dickens made for his own public performances, for a new… Read More

NEWS: Simon Callow Announces Christmas Album

Marking the 175th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ it has been announced that actor Simon Callow and  The Brighouse and Rastrick Band will join forces to release a very special album this Christmas.  Released on the 1st December, the CD will combine the actor’s acclaimed adaptation of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ together with traditional Christmas carols performed by… Read More

Review Round Up: The Philanthropist, Trafalgar Studios

Simon Callow directs Matt Berry, Simon Bird, Lily Cole, Charlotte Ritchie, Tom Rosenthal in this revival of Christopher Hampton’s play. But what have critics been making of the production?  The Stage: * “The actors struggle to connect with one another in any meaningful way, and, despite their backgrounds in television comedy, they drain the play of its… Read More

NEWS: Simon Callow to Direct New Production of The Philanthropist

It has been confirmed that the actor will direct a new production of Christopher Hampton’s play at the Trafalgar Studios, opening for previews from the 3rd April.  Out in the ‘real world’ the Prime Minister and his cabinet have been assassinated and England’s most treasured writers are being murdered one by one! Back in the cosy… Read More

NEWS: Simon Callow Returns to Arts Theatre with One Man Show A Christmas Carol

This reimagining of A Christmas Carol, starring Simon Callow and directed by Tom Cairns will make a return to London at the Arts Theatre from the 8th December until the 7th January 2017.  Based on Dickens own performance of A Christmas Carol, the actor and director and designer Tom Cairns have created a one man… Read More