The Full Monty is a Northern British Classic film that is entertaining whilst concentrated around some pretty grim and hard-hitting social and political truths. I am very happy to share that stage play has become one of the most phenomenal theatrical productions in British Theatre. Based on the smash hit film and adapted for the stage by … More The Full Monty – ★★★★★
A Guide for the Homesick is another one of those 80-minute, one-act American plays. Nothing too new or innovative, but I will give credit to the wonderful acting by two people captivating an audience in a small space. Two American strangers meet in the bar of an Amsterdam hotel. Teddy (Clifford Samuel) on a holiday … More A Guide for the Homesick -★★★
On September 15, 2008, the Wall Street giant Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy – the devastating end to a story 158 years in the making. If there is one show to get excited about, to queue up for tickets to see, to pay a whole weeks’ worth of earnings on a back row seat, it … More The Lehman Trilogy ★★★★★
Dawn King’s dystopian play, in which foxes are believed to be enemies of the state, is directed by Rachel O’Riordan and stars Poldark’s Heida Reed, a simple famers wife and Game of Thrones actor Iwan Rheon the threatening yet mysterious pest control “specialist”. Originally planned to run until January 5, the show closed on October 20 instead, which was … More Foxfinder ★★★
Bill Kenwright presents the inaugural Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company with a production of Rain Man, based on the award-winning film of the same name, which premiered at Leeds Grand Theatre last night and will run until Saturday November 3rd. Grab tickets whilst you can. Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise star in the original … More Rain Man ★★★★
Time’s “Person of the year”. Are we still behind Time? Time magazine each year issues a Person of the Year. It features and profiles a person, an idea, or an object that “for better or for worse… has done the most to influence the events of the year”. A list of Person of the Year, … More Time’s Person of the Year – Are We Still Behind the Time?
Kenwright’s Classic Thriller Company aims to continue this success with works by writers other than Christie. The company’s current offering is a staging of Edgar Wallace’s 1931 thriller The Case of the Frightened Lady. This new play hit Leeds Grand Theatre yesterday and has been hyped up with a strong-looking cast with a debut from Harry Potter’s … More The Case of The Frightened Lady. Who done it? Who cares? ★★