CURRENT AFFAIRS

This year I will not wear a poppy – it has...

This year, for the first time, I will not wear a poppy. It has lost its meaning, it has become nothing but a fake...

The Weinstein case: to speak or not to speak

Hollywood's most famous producer has been fired by his own board after shocking allegations of sexual harassment on young employees over the span of...

Theatre Review: Belleville (Donmar Warehouse)

Belleville Donmar Warehouse by Amy Herzog Directed by Michael Longhurst Reviewer: Tom Baker Playwright Amy Herzog understands the rhythms, vocal sparring, and awkwardness of good dialogue as nobody else...

Theatre Review: The Lady from the Sea (Donmar Warehouse)

The Lady from the Sea Donmar Warehouse by Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Elinor Cook Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah Reviewer: Tom Baker How long can the truth...

LIFE

Cause of Death – Invisibility

This January, my world was touched in some way by the deaths of three people: David Bowie, Alan Rickman and Danny Hackett. Bowie and Rickman, died of...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Six – Longevity

I am now half way through an eleven month long tour, and I am really starting to feel it now. Before which I had...

REVIEWS

Film Review – Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Nocturnal Animals (2016) Directed by: Tom Ford Written by: Tom Ford Stars: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon Runtime: 1h 57m It is unsurprising that a film directed by...

Film Review – Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016)

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016) Director: David Yates Writer: J.K. Rowling Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol Runtime: 133 min Reviewer: Andy Millward Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (henceforth Fantastic Beasts...)...