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UK Film Review: The Burying Party

Writers: Richard Weston and Laurence Thompson Director: Richard Weston Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Of the many tragedies of the First World War, few elicit a greater sense of its futility than the men who died in the days before the Armistice, poet Wilfred Owen was among them. As the UK looks to the centenary commemorations next weekend, Richard Weston’s new film ...

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Hutch – Riverside Studios, London

Writer: Joe Evans Director: Linnie Reedman Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty [rating:3] It’s tough writing biographical theatre, a fact mentioned in the programme for Hutch. In this case however, the biography part was fairly well done, it was just let down overall by the other elements. Hutch tells the story of Leslie Hutchinson, a jazz age pianist and singer with an unquestionably ...

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