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London Film Festival: Happy New Year Colin Burstead

Writer and Director: Ben Wheatley Reviewer: Maryam Philpott The country house drama is a British staple, the often-unexpected gathering of people resulting in secrets being unearthed and sometimes even murder most foul. Over the years writers and directors have given it a different twist including Robert Altman’s precursor to Downton Abbey, Gosford Park, a piercing examination of class and social ...

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The Muppets Take the O2 – The O2 Arena, London

Reviewer: Mark Clegg Jim Henson’s furry creations have been around for over sixty years, but they really secured their place in pop culture history in the late 1970s with The Muppet Show, its perfect blend of anarchy, knowing humour and sweet sentimentalism meaning that it was an immediate hit with all ages. Thanks to eight movies, countless other projects and ...

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Ladies In Lavender – Arts Theatre, Cambridge

Writer: Shaun McKenna, adapted from the screenplay by Charles Dance Director: Robin LeFevre Reviewer: Davina Moss [rating:3.5] Adapted from Charles Dances’ screenplay to the 2004 film, Ladies in Lavender is a nostalgic and sensitive exploration of growing old and the narrowness of rural life. Hayley Mills and Belinda Lang both give strong performances as a pair of elderly spinsters, living ...

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Ladies in Lavender- Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writer: William J. Locke (original short story) Adapter: Shaun McKenna, based on the film written by Charles Dance Reviewer: James Martin [Rating:4]   Sitting by the river in the scenic garden of the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre enjoying a glass of wine in the brilliant evening sunshine was a perfect precursor to an evening spent revelling in the pleasantries of 1930’s ...

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