REVIEW: Tolkien

This biopic based on the early life of acclaimed author J.R.R. Tolkien is fascinating when it concentrates on the author’s fascination with language but it feels a stretch too far to make his ideas with regards to Lord of the Rings coming from his experiences of World War One. Filled with vivid imagery and intelligent… Read More

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