Preludes in Concert – Southwark Playhouse

Music and Lyrics by Dave Malloy Directed by Alex Sutton ★★★★ No matter the talent, the fame or influence, there is one thing we all share in common: fear. Even Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, a composer so synonymous with his craft that even those who couldn’t hum an arrangement of his will still recognise the … Continue reading Preludes in Concert – Southwark Playhouse

The County – Review

https://youtu.be/6xalJXBc82s Directed & Written by Grímur Hákonarson Iceland/2019/91mins ★★★★ There’s no question about the economic abuse farmers, particularly dairy, suffer from monopolistic business practises and superstores with market control. Already a colossal issue in the economies of the United States and western Europe, for smaller nations with significantly lower populations the starving tactics employed against … Continue reading The County – Review

Here Are The Young Men – Review

https://youtu.be/yj5DP6rqyN4 Directed by Eion Macken Ireland USA/ 2020/96 mins ★★ Unable to separate itself from the distinctly obvious inspirations of Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting, Here Are The Young Men lowers the age of the principal cast and centres on three lads finishing school and emerging into the cruel and waiting world. The transgression of youth is a staple of cinematic … Continue reading Here Are The Young Men – Review

The Sorrows of Satan – Brocket Hall

Book and Lyrics by Michael Conley Music by Luke Bateman Directed by Adam Lenson ★★★★ Callous, cunning, and controversial – Satan is equally loved as a literary obstacle as he is a theological adversary. And if the devil hasn’t been the inspiration for a tale of warning, his involvement with the infamous Faust, the quintessential … Continue reading The Sorrows of Satan – Brocket Hall

Tarantula – Southwark Playhouse

https://youtu.be/Kws1i7malT8 Written by Philip Ridley Director: Wiebke Green ★★ In the delicate and rare sun of East London, Toni experiences her first kiss. And despite her upbringing and background, happiness flows through her and young love blossoms. But someone has their eye on Toni, and they’re not exactly pleased with how well things are unfolding. … Continue reading Tarantula – Southwark Playhouse