Cannes Diary – Day 2

Cannes Diary Day 2 was a day when strategic planning is a necessity when coming to Cannes. One has to pre-plan the day and also have backup plans in case some plans don’t happen. In the morning I attempted to…

Cannes Diary

Arrived in Cannes Saturday night to a city full of glitz and glamour. Was lucky enough to have spotted supermodels Naomi Campbell and Winnie Harlow leaving the glamorous Dior party at the heaving JW Marriott hotel right on the Croisette.…

SOAKS SOUTHBANK!

Headlining at Underbelly Festival Southbank 2018 The Spiegeltent Add a little bit of burlesque, a little bit of comedy, sprinkle a bit of singing, and add lots and lots of water, and what you have are the perfect ingredients for…

Bat Out of Hell Returns

‘Bat Out of Hell’ returns – and it’s just as rocked up and fantastic as it was when it played in London its first time around. ‘Bat Out of Hell’ had a sold-out run at the London Coliseum last year,…

Chicago The Musical

Cuba Gooding Jr. gets top billing in the new revival of ‘Chicago.’ But can Gooding sing and dance? Does it matter? ‘Chicago’ is still a show with lots of razzle and dazzle. In it’s third visit to London (and after…

Tina the Musical

Adrienne Warren is astonishing as Tina Turner in the new musical aptly titled ‘Tina.’ Now playing at the Aldwych Theatre, ‘Tina’ charts the ups, and many downs, of Tina’s life. Born as Ann-Mae Bullock, in 1939, we are shown, first…

Olivier Awards 2018

The Olivier Award winners (London theatre) were announced tonight in a glittering ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton won seven Olivier Award wins, with Giles Terera picking up Best Actor in a Musical and Michael Jibson winning Best Supporting Actor in a…

Unsane

What: Unsane Where: At a cinema near you Who:  A scary film about a professional young who might or might not be a little crazy When: Unsane can now be seen in the UK Why: It’s a scary movie all the way through, even including…

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

What: Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist Where: At a cinema near you Who:  Documentary about the legendary fashion designer Vivienne Westwood When: Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist can now be seen in the UK Why: Not quite the definitive documentary about Westwood but we’ll take it Clothing Designer…

WONDER WHEEL

What: Wonder Wheel Where: At a cinema near you Who:  Another new Woody Allen film with a great cast that falls way too short of it’s potential When: Wonder Wheel can now be seen anywhere in the U.S. and the UK Why: Winslet overacts and…