Tabitha Peverley

Review: Don’t Forget the Birds @ Live Theatre

Review: Don’t Forget the Birds @ Live Theatre

You’d think that a story about a mother and daughter learning how to reconnect after the mother has just been released from prison would be a difficult story to tell. However, this latest production from Open Clasp handles the story with the utmost sensitivity and respect. The play, based on a true story, has a […]

 Amy Robinson

The Haunting of Hill House: the show you should be watching!

The Haunting of Hill House: the show you should be watching!

  View this post on Instagram   The Haunting Of Hill House This October on Netflix! @luluswilson @impaxtonsingleton @mckennagraceful @timothyhutton A post shared by The Haunting Of Hill House (@thehauntingofhillhousenetflix) on Sep 10, 2018 at 2:03am PDT WARNING: This is not for the faint hearted, and believers of the paranormal may be haunted for some […]

 Alexander Beard

From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads: The Royalty Theatre Preview

From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads: The Royalty Theatre Preview

For those of us who are tired of the traditional Valentine’s Day meal, The Royalty Theatre in Sunderland has an alternative offering. The clue is in the title, as the music of the late David Bowie is brought to life in an imaginative and unexpected way. This solo show tells the story of Martin, a […]

 Daniela Ralu Nastase

Review: Spotlight

After winning an Oscar for the Best Picture later, Spotlight has arrived in North East! The movie follows a team of elite journalists (called suggestively Spotlight) on their way of uncovering decades of children abuses made by priests and hidden by church. When a new editor comes to the Boston Globe, Spotlight is assigned a […]

 Daniela Ralu Nastase

Preview: The Choice

Attention Nicholas Sparks fans: a new movie is released!  The production made by Ross Katz (Lost In Translation) has Teresa Palmer (Triple 9) and Benjamin Walker starring in the main roles. The plot starts with Gabby Holland (Teresa Palmer) moving in a small coastal town, next door to Travis Shaw (Benjamin Walker) and them getting into an […]

 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), […]

 Northern Lights

Review: Orange Is The New Black – Series

Jenji Kohan’s fabulous series Orange is the New Black is filled with a whole range of human emotions and thrilling backstories from every character. With performances from a cast such as That’ 70’s shows Laura Prepon, Kate Mulgrew and Taylor Schilling, and very well written dialogue, they really bring their characters stories to life. Kohan […]

 Bradley Bulch

Narcos series review

Narcos is the latest original series from Netflix, The show charts the true story of the notorious  Colombian drug smuggler, and richest criminal of all time, Pablo Escobar. The series, set in the 1980s, follows two drug enforcement detectives and their mission to capture the cartel leader. We are introduced to detectives Stephen Murphy and […]

 Libby Bateman

Review: Suite Française

Review: Suite Française

Suite Française is set during the Nazi-occupation of France, in the rural small town of Bussy. Thankfully the story was narrated by Lucille (Michelle Williams), as otherwise it would have been a confusing story line and hard to follow. Looking at the film, without comparing it to the novel it was based on, it’s a refreshing […]

 Libby Bateman

Romantic drama Suite Francaise comes to cinemas today

Romantic drama Suite Francaise comes to cinemas today

Set in the 1940s during the German occupation of France, Suite Francaise is a story of the power of love and the tragedy of war and is based on the best-selling book by Irene Nemirovsky. The novel was written in France during the 1940s, but Nemirovsky’s death in Auschwitz prevented her from seeing the novel be […]