Guides

LONDON SCREEN GUIDE w/c 16.06.17

To help your hunt for adventurous moving pictures, RADIANT CIRCUS hand-picks London’s screen highlights for the week ahead*. If you were going to head anywhere this week, camp outside BFI Southbank for night after night of adventurous screenings and informative Q&As (more than we’ve had a chance to list here). Join the nearby skateboarders for […]

Read more
Guides

TOP 10 LONDON CINEMAS

We’ve compiled our top ten list of London’s cinemas¹ based on the number of times they’ve featured in our weekly screen guides². These are all splendid places to inspire your quest for adventurous moving pictures and seek shelter from the storm. For more history about the screens themselves, we’ve linked each title to the always […]

Read more
Off-screen

SCREENS ON STAGES

Over the past month we’ve been out and about to see moving pictures projected on three very different live performance stages. From the detailed digital backdrops of CITY OF GLASS (Lyric Hammersmith) to the sonic roar of THE UNFILMABLES (BFI) and the miniature memory palace of Robert Lepage’s 887 (Barbican), London’s stages are alive with […]

Read more
Guides

LONDON SCREEN GUIDE w/c 09.06.17

To help your hunt for adventurous moving pictures, RADIANT CIRCUS hand-picks London’s screen highlights for the week ahead*. This week, there’s an excellent array of films about black lives, creativity and expression including MAYA ANGELOU: AND STILL I RISE, KIKI, WHITNEY: CAN I BE ME, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, PARIAH and TONGUES UNTIED. Our featured […]

Read more
Guides

LONDON SCREEN GUIDE w/c 02.06.17

To help your hunt for adventurous moving pictures, RADIANT CIRCUS hand-picks London’s screen highlights for the week ahead*. Unapologetically, in a week ending in a “snap” General Election, we have chosen THE GREAT DICTATOR as our featured film. Chaplin’s masterpiece is backed up by a clutch of films – CLASH, BUSHWICK, THE WHITE ROOM, IVAN’S […]

Read more
Small Screen

WELP (aka CUB)

(2014) 1hr 24min Eager to please its 1980s forbears, Jonas Govaerts’ pre-teen backwoods slasher WELP (aka CUB) is a gleeful pick ‘n mix potpourri of THE BURNING (cue killer in the countryside) via THE GOONIES (cue nostalgia-tinged action adventure). Naturally enough, it struggles trying to juggle the two but has flashes of brilliance along the way. […]

Read more
Projects

A CHIP IN THE SUGAR: production gallery

ALAN BENNETT’S ‘A CHIP IN THE SUGAR’ 9-26 MAY 2017 Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, London, Ian Recordon as Graham Whittaker Director – Victor Craven Composer – Paul Rissmann Set Designer – Jude Chalk Lighting Designer – Laurence Tuerk Production Photography – Ruth Anthony

Read more
Guides

LONDON SCREEN GUIDE w/c 26.05.17

To help your hunt for adventurous moving pictures, RADIANT CIRCUS hand-picks London’s screen highlights for the week ahead*. This week, there’s a strong programme at Close-Up with evenings devoted to Abigail Child, Ruth Novaczek and Stanley Kubrick as well as the legacy of Jean Rouch. Here and elsewhere, documentary continues to be an excellent source of […]

Read more
Projects

A CHIP IN THE SUGAR

ALAN BENNETT’S DIARIES might not have won their Television BAFTA this year but the national treasure has won previously for his TALKING HEADS series (Thora Hird, Best Actress in both 1989 and 1999). Bennett himself was nominated for Best Actor in 1989 for one of those mini-dramas, A CHIP IN THE SUGAR. Transitioning from the […]

Read more
Guides

LONDON SCREEN GUIDE w/c 19.05.17

To help your hunt for adventurous moving pictures, RADIANT CIRCUS hand-picks London’s screen highlights for the week ahead*. This week, there’s a quiet revolution of films exploring themes that are changing our worlds, from digitisation to globalisation, gentrification and political upheaval. Our featured film of the week is THE FINDING FANON TRILOGY at Tate Modern. FRIDAY 19 MAY 2017, 19:30, […]

Read more