Thoughts on … Doctor Who: Old Friends (2022)

Thoughts on … Doctor Who: Old Friends (2022)

[This is part of an occasional series where I ramble without much focus about an old episode of Doctor Who what I have just watched on my tellybox or a new one I listened to on my pocket computer device.]…

Thoughts on … Doctor Who: Redacted (2022)

Thoughts on … Doctor Who: Redacted (2022)

[This is part of an occasional series where I ramble without much focus about an old episode of Doctor Who what I have just watched on my tellybox or a new one I listened to on my pocket computer device.]…

Watching ‘South: Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Glorious Epic of the Antarctic’

I went to the BFI last week to see “South: Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Glorious Epic of the Antarctic”. Billed as “An extraordinary story of survival in the wastes of Antarctica” it is made of director Frank Hurley‘s footage from Shackleton‘s…

A one-line review of every Sparks studio album because I listened to them all during #Sparkstember

A one-line review of every Sparks studio album because I listened to them all during #Sparkstember

It was #Sparkstember, where you listen to one Sparks album a day. Here’s my reckons … 1: Halfnelson/Sparks Halfnelson/Sparks (1971) – Originally recorded and released under the name Halfnelson, and produced by Todd Rundgren, there’s a very strong run of High C, Fletcher Honorama,…

Spoiler-free review of Sparks and Leos Carax musical Annette

Spoiler-free review of Sparks and Leos Carax musical Annette

I’ve been to see the Sparks / Leos Carax musical Annette twice now, and here are my spoiler-free reckons … I went for a second time because, essentially, I wasn’t sure if I’d liked it the first time, but then…

Thoughts on … Doctor Who: Respond to All Calls (2021)

Thoughts on … Doctor Who: Respond to All Calls (2021)

[This is the fourth in an occasional series where I ramble at length and without much focus about an old episode of Doctor Who what I have just watched on my tellybox or in this case a new one I…

(L-R) Julia Chan, Lilly Allen and Jake Wood in 2.22

Spoiler-free review of 2.22

I went to see 2.22 last night at the Noël Coward theatre. It’s by Danny Robins, who was behind Radio 4’s recent Battersea Poltergeist podcast, and features Lily Allen making her stage debut. Long story short, it’s a very good…