Theatre Review: King Lear at The Almedia Theatre

Theatre Review: King Lear at The Almedia Theatre

What is there to say about this umpteenth production of King Lear? Well, it’s pretty unique and I believe the uniqueness of it stems from Jonathan Pryce’s ability to sustain the lighter moments before reaching Lear’s eventual tragic demise. The Almeida isn’t the largest space but Tom Scutt’s design makes full use of it with […]

Film Festival Australia @ Hackney Picturehouse Review

Film Festival Australia @ Hackney Picturehouse Review

Australia took over The Hackney Picture House for three days last week. Formally known as London Australian Film Festival and held annually at the Barbican, this smorgasbord board of Australian celluloid now in a new incarnation, has partnered with Picture House. Melissa Palleschi popped over to see what all the fuss was about. Hackney Picturehouse […]

Theatre Review: The Inappropriateness of Love at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, Islington

Theatre Review: The Inappropriateness of Love at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, Islington

The Paradigm Theatre Company opens their repertoire season with “The Inappropriateness of Love” written by Sarah Pitard and directed by Cat Robey. Paradigm’s aim is to create work without boundaries and Pitard’s writing fits the bill. In Pitard’s latest offering, she gives us an Anglo-American cast of characters who are intertwined in a never-ending search […]

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