Tom Hiddleston sandwich dilemma, weed now legal in Uruguay, it’s almost Xmas

Yes, I've now officially become lazy enough to refer to Christmas as 'Xmas', sadly both in written and spoken form. Perhaps because I've reached my maximum level of indifference, or perhaps because I'm like that guy in that early noughties MV who needs a robot to change TV channels (you know the one, it's a…Read more Tom Hiddleston sandwich dilemma, weed now legal in Uruguay, it’s almost Xmas

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Review: The Cripple of Inishmaan

The Cripple of Inishmaan, Noel Coward Theatre Director: Michael Grandage Author: Martin McDonagh Key Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Ingrid Craigie, Gillian Hannah, a whole bunch of Irish people A fair warning to all readers: my expectations for this were ridiculously high, which is probably reflected in the mediocre rating I gave the production. Secondly, I managed…Read more Review: The Cripple of Inishmaan

San Francisco Ballet: Three Mixed Bills

Last show tomorrow night, 23rd September at Sadler's Wells, Islington. Rating: 4 stars Contrary to popular belief, no I have not been eaten by my mouse-man neighbour. Nor have I lost my two arms to the woodchipper, rendering me unable to type, whilst trying to stuff a hipster through it. I understand I'm a serious…Read more San Francisco Ballet: Three Mixed Bills

Review: Les Miserables

Director: Cameron Mackintosh Author: Victor Hugo Key Cast: David Shannon, Hadley Fraser, Caroline Sheen, Lisa-Anne Wood Rating: 4 stars Having spent so long sniffing out the coveted 'hidden' and the 'alternative' London spots and attractions, I had almost forgotten about the staple must-sees of our beautiful (and currently festively clad) metropolitan. Les Miserables celebrated its…Read more Review: Les Miserables

Polyphonia/Sweet Violets/Carbon Life – Royal Opera House Ballet Triple

Rating: 4 stars Still showing at the Royal Opera House: Wednesday 18th April, Monday 23rd April.   Last week I finally went to a ballet at the Royal Opera House (ROH). Since first arriving in London two years ago, I've been meaning to go, even if only to compare the ballet with what I'd grown…Read more Polyphonia/Sweet Violets/Carbon Life – Royal Opera House Ballet Triple

Review: Crazy for You

                    Crazy For You, Novello Theatre Director: Timothy Sheader Author: Ken Ludwig Key Cast: David Burt, Sean Palmer, Clare Foster, Kim Medcalf and Michael McKell Rating: 2 stars     After much anticipation Crazy for You has finally arrived at the West End, having moved from…Read more Review: Crazy for You