Cluedo – King’s Theatre Original Screenplay by Jonathan Lynn Written by Sandy Rustin Directed by Mark Bell ★★★ There’s something in everyone’s wardrobes which causes family feuds, and it’s not that hideous vase you got for the wedding. No, for any age, across multiple generations – Cluedo has sat in the closet, brought out for rainy days or wine-fuelled game … Continue reading Cluedo – King’s Theatre

We’re All Going To The World’s Fair Written & Directed by Jane Schoenburn US/2022/83mins ★★★★ There’s a world where oddness is not only coveted but valued for its creative intentions – an aspect cinema has praised and lavished for decades finds a new home in the liberating world of social postings online, from the dark depths of 4Chan to the Creepy … Continue reading We’re All Going To The World’s Fair

Fantastic Beasts – The Secrets of Dumbledore Written by J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves Directed by David Yates USA/2022/142mins ★★ You would think that following the messy and contrite issues of The Hobbit, Warner Bros would recognise the murky waters which lay ahead with their subsequent prequel series – Fantastic Beasts. It appears not. This third instalment of the Harry Potter … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts – The Secrets of Dumbledore

Orphans – King’s Theatre Music and Lyrics by Roddy Hart and Tommy Reilly Directed by Cora Bissett  Adapted by Douglas Maxwell ★★★★ A city without another of similar ilk, Glasgow sees layers of history, strife and raucous wonderment collide in a myriad of uninhibited pitches – almost a living, breathing paradox of a city. Nowhere more evident than in Peter Mullan’s … Continue reading Orphans – King’s Theatre

The Lonliest Whale: The Search for 52 Written & Directed by Joshua Zeman ★★★★ In parts of the abyss otherwise unexamined, a haunting, peculiar noise ripples through the bleakness of the unexplored. In 1989, whilst assigned to detect Russian submarines, US Navy marine surveillances detected the frequency of a whale’s singing at 52Hz, significantly higher than any other recorded song. The … Continue reading The Lonliest Whale: The Search for 52