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

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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 […]

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Off-screen

THE PITCHFORK DISNEY

A review of Philip Ridley’s THE PITCHFORK DISNEY. Directed by Jamie Lloyd. Performed by Hayley Squires, George Blagden, Tom Rhys Harries and Seun Shote. Shoreditch Town Hall, 02.03.17. Abandoned twins, sheltering behind the closed doors of drug-induced dreams, have their lives interrupted. Philip Ridley’s shocking first play formalised his apocalyptic universe of weaponised stories. Across monologues and ensemble […]

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Big Screen

MARTIN SCORSESE CURATES

There’s a real joy to having someone else make the decisions in adult life. We call it the Lazy Susan effect. You’ve bought into the idea of a Chinese meal but are happy for your mates to spin the dishes so you get a little bit of everything. It’s like that with MARTIN SCORSESE CURATES […]

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Big Screen

THE LEGEND OF HELL HOUSE

(1973) 1hr 35mins Failed on-set experiments seeking genuine ectoplasm aside, THE LEGEND OF HELL HOUSE delivers spine-chilling tension through its claustrophobic setting, slowly escalating chaos and ferocious outbursts of psychic violence. Unleashing Roddy McDowall to sell the suitably gothic finale proves to be the movie’s most satisfying special effect.

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GUIDES

KNOW YOUR MONSTERS 

If 2016 has taught us anything, the world is full of savage beasts. In order to shelter from the storm, we are getting to know our movie monsters.

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