Tag Archives: julian fellowes

Half a Sixpence, Noel Coward Theatre

This Sixties Tommy Steele vehicle is joyfully reborn in another Chichester Festival Theatre musical triumph, now comfortably ensconced in the West End. The unstoppable George Stiles and Anthony Drewe have seamlessly renewed and added to David Heneker’s original score, and Julian … Continue reading

Posted in Dance, Journalism, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

School of Rock, New London Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber may seem an unlikely rock god, but he’s managed to harness anarchic musical liberation for this big-hearted, irresistibly entertaining new show, adapted from the popular Jack Black film. Its success on Broadway looks likely to be replicated … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BWW Interview: David Birrell

The actor talks new musical The Wind in the Willows. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

Posted in Journalism, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pick of the Week

A new Coen caper, Hermione’s directing debut, ENO’s strike battle, and revolution in the music industry. Read my full theartsdesk newsletter here

Posted in Art, Dance, Film, Journalism, Theatre, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Listed: The 100 Funniest Things about Downton Abbey

As the series draws to a close, we list its mostly unintentional hilarity, from the entail and the Turkish corpse to the death-by-political-correctness of Isis the dog. Read the full theartsdesk article here

Posted in Journalism, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Strictly Speaking Week 6

 Well, look – we all know Halloween Week is godawful. There’s just no getting around it. Unfortunately, some deluded producer seems determined to keep it on the schedule, so for their sake, let us go through the top ten blindingly … Continue reading

Posted in Dance, Journalism, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment