Abigail’s Party: A Comic Case of Hosts Behaving Badly

Tuesday 29th January 2019 at The Grand Opera House, York.⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Mike Leigh’s 1977 comedy Abigail’s Party is a beautifully preserved microcosm of seventies trends, etiquette and values. It’s also a very neat reflection of timeless relationship dynamics, making it ever relevant and entertaining - one look at the current housing market tells you that aspirational young... Continue Reading →

Kes: Finding Hope in Surprising Places

Monday 28th January 2019 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kes is based on Barry Hines’ 1968 novel A Kestral for a Knave which was subsequently adapted for the screen under the title Kes, from which this stage adaptation follows (adapted by Robert Alan Evans). Once a staple for study in schools and a popular film to... Continue Reading →

Between Us: Searching for Something More

Thursday 24th January 2019 at Harrogate Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Written and conceived by Elizabeth Carter and Directed by Jonathan O’Boyle, Between Us is a one woman show starring Carter as three varied women who all have one thing in common: terrible love lives and desire for better. Elizabeth is our central character. She’s a busy actress... Continue Reading →

Review from the Movie Theatre: The Favourite

Released January 2019. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Believe the hype. The Favourite is pretty golden. Aside from stand-out performances across the board, this is a brilliant film from camera work to costumes to cinematography to fantastic script.  The film looks at Queen Anne, fleetingly Queen in the early 18th century, victim of countless personal tragedies and object of... Continue Reading →

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