mon 18/12/2017

Howard Brenton

Articles By Howard Brenton

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Aladdin, Richmond Theatre review - great Dame, weak script

It's always good news when Christopher Biggins announces he's going to don false bosoms again to play a panto Dame, and Aladdin offers...

Agatha Christie's Crooked House, Channel 5 review - act...

Crooked House is being released as a film in various territories, but has already been shown on television in America and has now...

Witnesses: A Frozen Death finale, BBC Four review - weirdo c...

It’s remarkable how pervasive the Scandi-noir formula has become, with its penchant for weird and perverted killers, labyrinthine plotting and...

Jenny Uglow: Mr Lear - A Life of Art and Nonsense review - a...

Jenny Uglow’s biography of Edward Lear (1812-1888) is a...

Zimerman, LSO, Rattle, Barbican review - a diverse Bernstein...

Leonard Bernstein is 100 already. Actually, he’s not – his centenary falls in 2018, but the...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Northern Soul's Classiest Rarities...

The title Northern Soul's Classiest Rarities Volume 6 suggests this 24-track compilation might be a rag-bag; a...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - a bold new chapter

It’s impossible to view The Last Jedi independently from its predecessors. It’s the second instalment of the third trilogy of...

Naum Kleiman: Eisenstein on Paper review - a lavish journey...

"From drawing, via the theatre, to the cinema". Naum Kleiman's  introductory qualification of Sergey Eisenstein's own self-perceived line in...

Albums of the Year 2017: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

I’ve long thought there should be an arts website called ‘On Second Thoughts’ where critics post their reconsidered opinions of albums, books,...