⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls is a stage production that has been just waiting to happen. Patrick Ness’ fantasy novel published in 2011 was adapted into a film which gorgeously mixed Liam Neeson’s voice with stunning CGI to create the Monster with a screenplay by Ness himself. However, after the success of The Grinning Man earlier this year, combiningContinue reading “⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: A Monster Calls”

Discussion: Turn of the Screw

I love seeing theatrical adaptations of literature generally but especially when I have studied that particular literature whether personally or during my time at university. It is because of this that I was so excited to see that the UK Tour of Tim Luscombe’s adaptation of Henry James’ darling of academia Turn of the Screw wouldContinue reading “Discussion: Turn of the Screw”

Review: Love From A Stranger

Agatha Christie is the most successful female playwright of all time including the legendary The Mousetrap which is now in its 66th uninterrupted year. This year a national tour of Love From A Stranger, from Christie’s repertoire shared with Frank Vosper, is making its way around the UK and has stopped off in Cardiff’s New Theatre. LoveContinue reading “Review: Love From A Stranger”

 Sunset Boulevard 2017/18 UK Tour: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

Despite the heavy snowfall and cancelled shows on the previous two nights, I was lucky and the Wales Millennium Centre decided to go ahead with the Saturday matinee of the award-winning UK Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1993 musical, Sunset Boulevard. Based on the 1950 American film of the same name, Sunset Boulevard returns to tour the UK depictingContinue reading ” Sunset Boulevard 2017/18 UK Tour: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”

Review: The Grinning Man

Victor Hugo’s novels have proved to attract and inspire the creation of wonderful theatre. From the world famous Les Miserables and Disney’s theatrical adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame the latest addition to this collection is L’Homme qui rit (The Man Who Laughs) which has been adapted into Tom Morris’ (War Horse) The Grinning Man. Hugo is my favorite authorContinue reading “Review: The Grinning Man”