Franchises are hard. On the good ship Harry Potter, they had to anchor what they hoped would be a multi-billion dollar franchise to three unproven kids; their approach was to pack the series with every facet of the British establishment’s acting talent – Ralph Fiennes, Sir Michael, Sir Ken, Dame [...]
Sex sells – which is presumably why Channel 4 commissioners and London theatre producers are serving up countless...
This new play by Craig Warner revisits the classic 1951 Alfred Hitchcock film, based on the Patricia Highsmith novel...
Reginald Rose’s 1955 play has been something of a standby in the half-century since it was first performed, going...
“Ah-ha!” An exclamation that you won’t hear in this film. In Michael Winterbottom’s sublime The Trip, Steve Coogan’s critical version of himself moans ceaselessly to Rob Brydon that his dramatic opportunities are limited by a giant albatross around his neck with Alan Partridge’s face on it. Whether or not the [...]Read more ›
Larry reviews the ENO’s latest production of The Magic Flute, by actor and theatre director, Simon McBurney…Read more ›