The ParaPod: A Very British Ghost Hunt

https://youtu.be/BsfEAAtZRDs Directed by Ian Boldsworth UK/2021/101mins ★★★★ We have a rather unique approach to the paranormal in this country, don’t we? It usually results in a few F-bombs and Scooby-Doo prats falls. Yet, our obsession with the supernatural and what lies beyond the veil is as ancient as it could possibly be. From Psychics to … Continue reading The ParaPod: A Very British Ghost Hunt

Agatha Christie and the Truth of Murder – Review

https://youtu.be/2apnlrZmv28 Directed by Terry Loane Writer: Tom Dalton ★★★ n 1926, for eleven days history’s best-selling novelist Agatha Christie underwent her most elusive mystery as she disappeared – the events of which are still unknown. This, as one can imagine, enables a tremendously tempting narrative tool: speculation. From plotting violent revenge against her husband, to … Continue reading Agatha Christie and the Truth of Murder – Review

SIX – Festival Theatre

Written by Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss Directed by Lucy Moss & Jamie Armitage History is widely written by men; no wonder we didn't pay attention in school. Unless you have had the misfortune of a beheading or being pushed into a nunnery by your gout-suffering brut of a husband, Six is the concert musical sensation which … Continue reading SIX – Festival Theatre

Ten Times Table – King’s Theatre

Written by Alan Ayckbourn Directed by Robin Herford If the authenticity of the dreariness of a committee meeting seems spot-on, it will come as no shock to hear of writer Alan Ayckbourn’s endless experiences with councils and organisations as he too attempted to secure funding for theatre projects. A herald of British comedic writing, Ayckbourn … Continue reading Ten Times Table – King’s Theatre

Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) – Royal Lyceum Theatre

Written by Isobel McArthur after Jane Austen Directed by Paul Brotherston Ignore everything you may have thought you knew about Jane Austen’s literary classic Pride & Prejudice; Isobel McArthur is about to change your entire perception. It takes a vision to reinvigorate a text, especially one with as countless adaptations, stiffness and dust that Pride & Prejudice conjure … Continue reading Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) – Royal Lyceum Theatre