Max Winslow & The House of Secrets – Review

https://youtu.be/EesMGylaMfE Written by Jeff Wild Directed by Sean Olson ★★★ Throughout 2020, being indoors has offered us the opportunity to explore the places we call home. To familiarise each nook and cranny, and know the inside of the door frames from the brickwork outside. For Max Winslow however, life is a little duller, and she … Continue reading Max Winslow & The House of Secrets – Review

Uncle Vanya – Harold Pinter Theatre

Written by Anton Chekov Directed by Ian Rickson ★★★★ “Everything’s the same, but worse” – Uncle Vanya’s opening sentiments reflect a great many thoughts across the nation, as the ennui of our provincial lives shrink in perception as the world shutters itself inward. Ever since its debut in Moscow in 1899, Anton Chekov’s Uncle Vanya emerged as a staple … Continue reading Uncle Vanya – Harold Pinter Theatre

Enola Holmes – Netflix

https://youtu.be/1d0Zf9sXlHk Directed by Harry Bradbeer Screenplay by Jack Thorne UK / 2020 / 123 min ★★★★ It’s far from new, the notion of a third Holmes sibling, especially that of a younger, equally (if not more) brilliant sister. This time, with a missing mother, squabbling brothers, and all-new murder plot, Enola Holmes grounds itself in a warm … Continue reading Enola Holmes – Netflix

Anthony & Cleopatra – National Theatre At Home

https://youtu.be/iQmVpLxwzxo Adapted from the works of William Shakespeare Directed by Simon Godwin ★★★★ As part of their continuing ‘At Home’ series, providing theatre to the masses, The National Theatre serves disturbing illusions of love and war, set against the surging dynasty of Octavian Caesar. This surface of grand ideas, complex yet gorgeous lyrical language conceals … Continue reading Anthony & Cleopatra – National Theatre At Home

Dial M For Murder – King’s Theatre

Written by Frederick Knott Directed by Anthony Banks Let’s admit one thing; if at one time or another you haven't concocted the ‘perfect’ murder – you're likely the one to worry about. How we would get away with it, tying the loose threads together to ensure no slip-ups or the lavish costumes involved - we've … Continue reading Dial M For Murder – King’s Theatre