Baileys Feaster Egg Hunt

Baileys Feaster Egg Hunt sees immersive theatre take over Harvey Nichols. The first adult-only immersive theatre egg hunt experience in a live department store, sees Baileys Chocolat Luxe look to reclaim the scared season of Easter for adults – forget those children in the garden its now all about the grown-ups! Following last year’s innovative … Continue reading

Benjamin Millepied choreographs Baileys’ Christmas Ad

Baileys has unveiled its first Christmas TV advert for five years with a contemporary twist on Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ ballet by critically acclaimed Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied. The two-minute full-length version of the advert, which taps into the nation’s love affair with dance, will air exclusively this Saturday night (16th November) during the network … Continue reading

Review: Punchdrunk – The Drowned Man

★★★★ Pioneering immersive theatre company, Punchdrunk, have taken over an expansive former Royal Mail sorting office in Paddington, London and transformed it into mystical and dreamy Hollywood studio – Temple Pictures – in the dark, and at times, twisted fantasy tale – The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable. Following in the footsteps of immersive protagonists … Continue reading

Inside/Out

Crowd-funding platforms such as Kickstarter have allowed creatives to bring their ideas to life with the help of the wider public and, despite the recent parody Kickstopper campaign trying to crush these hopes and dreams; it remains a perfect way to get light bulb moments to market. The fantastically talented London-based female-focused production company, MyLovely … Continue reading

Nitehawk Cinema – Williamsburg

Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, the creative hub of Brooklyn, New York and hipster mecca, is the historic independent movie house in the area. Opening in 2011, Nitehawk offers an unparalleled cinematic experience by combining exemplary first-run and repertory film programming along with tableside food and beverage service in all theatres. It is only possible because it … Continue reading

Great Expectations – Review

Despite numerous adaptations of Charles Dickens’ much-loved classic novel Great Expectations, the production at the Vaudeville Theatre is, surprisingly, the first time it has been staged in the West End. Condensing the story’s 28 years into just over two hours is no mean feat, but, Jo Clifford and Graham McLaren’s adaptation rises to the challenge … Continue reading

Two-Headed at The Rose Theatre – Review

Set amongst the backdrop of one of the most shocking tales of Mormon history, the Mountain Meadow Massacre in Utah in 1857, Julie Jensen’s play Two-Headed, tells the story of two best friends Lavinia and Hettie as they deal with the events in two very distinct ways. Two-Headed currently at The Rose Theatre at London’s … Continue reading

Edinburgh Fringe Festival spotlight: ‘I See Simon’

Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the place that all aspiring actors go, a hub of creativity, the ‘new cool’ and a place where the hopes and dreams of young and old thespians alike can be made or broken. The August festival, of both the sublime and the ridiculous, serves up year after year some astounding fresh, … Continue reading

Last night: Flare Path, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Last night I went to the see Trevor Nunn’s magnificent revival of the Terence Rattigan play, Flare Path at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London. Rattigan’s 1942 play centres around a Linconshire hotel in wartime Britain in the autumn of 1941, and the collective camaraderie of the bomber crews and the spirit of their partners. Part … Continue reading