Kamron Kent

The Christmas Chronicles (2018) – Review

The Christmas Chronicles (2018) – Review

  View this post on Instagram   He’s not the Santa you expected, but he’s the Santa we all deserve. A post shared by The Christmas Chronicles (@christmaschronicles) on Dec 2, 2018 at 9:21am PST Netflix has released its own original festive film this year. Kurt Russell stars as the cookie eating, milk drinking, jolly […]

 Kamron Kent

The Grinch (2018): review

The Grinch (2018): review

  View this post on Instagram   Scheme big. A new trailer for #TheGrinch is coming today. A post shared by The Grinch (@grinchmovie) on Sep 18, 2018 at 10:00am PDT The new animated adaptation of The Grinch has plenty of laughs, both for kids and adults, with some wacky childish humour. Some points may leave […]

 Amy Robinson

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: Is it so terrible?

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: Is it so terrible?

  View this post on Instagram   Welcome to our world. 🗝 Check out these posters inspired by #DisneysNutcracker and the Four Realms. Which one is your favorite? A post shared by Disneys Nutcracker (@disneysnutcracker) on Nov 1, 2018 at 12:37pm PDT Since its release on November 2nd, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms has been faced […]

 KatieBaggott

REVIEW: Sleeping Beauty adds Christmas sparkle to the Sunderland Empire!

REVIEW: Sleeping Beauty adds Christmas sparkle to the Sunderland Empire!

The West End of the North East brings this age old magical tale with a contemporary twist! The Brothers Grimm meet their match with Martin Dodd’s colourful, farcical production of the classic fairytale at the opening night of the pantomime. The dazzling, battling duo – Faye Tozer, the Good Fairy and Vicky Entwistle who plays […]

 KatieBaggott

Spellbinding Sleeping Beauty comes to Sunderland Empire

Spellbinding Sleeping Beauty comes to Sunderland Empire

A panto packed full of comedic jokes, colourful costumes, sensational song and dance and bags of audience participation – Sleeping Beauty is bound to keep you in the festive spirit this Christmas!  UK Productions, the producers behind Cinderella, Peter Pan, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Aladdin return to the Sunderland Empire this festive […]

 Andrew McAnaney

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride – Review

Ye Olde Game Is Afoot

As a fan of Sherlock, I was excited for the New Year special so much, but as it was set in Victorian England, did it disappoint? Here are my thoughts. The special opens in a similar way as the main series does, with Dr Watson (Martin Freeman) returning from war. This time Watson is returning […]

 Annie Roberts

Review: Call The Midwife – Christmas Special 2015

Exploding puddings, plenty of snow and the BBC want to head to Poplar. Yes, that’s right – our favourite Midwifes from Nonnatus House were back on Christmas Day for a one-off festive episode. The show kicked off with some heartwarming scenes where Sister Monica Joan (Judy Parfitt) takes on the duty of making the annual […]

 Sophie Dishman

Downton Abbey visit Beamish to film final episode shown on Christmas

TV drama Downton Abbey visited Beamish to film scenes for its final episode which was seen on Christmas day. Some scenes were filmed in the town area of the popular North East tourist attraction. Beamish’s Town street was covered in “snow” in July, when filming took place with Lady Mary Crawley (played by Michelle Dockery), […]

 Adam Bloomfield

Mrs Brown’s Boys: Christmas Special 2015

How now Mrs Brown…?! Yes, everyone’s favourite cross-dressing Irish lady is back for a Christmas special, so hopefully it’s just as good as previous years. Kicking off with a few gags right off the bat – which I’ll admit are cheesy but funny – we see Mrs Brown attempting to have a nice, safe, quiet […]

 Adam Bloomfield

Check out what the Most Depressing Soap this Christmas is

It isn’t Christmas in Soap Land without a yearly helping of death, despair, misery and revelations, so let’s compare the three main soaps and see which one gets the title of ‘Most Depressing Soap’. Emmerdale – 18:45pm – 19:45pm – ITV 1 https://youtu.be/MkRwl1y5JNo Normally Emmerdale has its fair share of doom and gloom around Christmas […]