The Sound Of Music star Christopher Plummer died aged 91

Canadian actor Christopher Plummer, best known for his role as Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music has died peacefully at his home in Connecticut at the age of 91, with his wife Elaine Taylor at his side. He was nominated for the film  The Last Station in 2010, and All the Money in…

Hal Holbrook dies aged 95

  Oscar-nominated actor, Hal Holbrook, noted for playing Deep Throat in All the President’s Men has died aged 95. Holbrook, also appeared in Wall Street, Into The Wild and Lincoln, died on 23 January, according to his assistant. Holbrook was born in Cleveland on 17 February 1925, and his mother was a Vaudeville dancer. He…

Dame Barbara Windsor dies aged 83

Actress Dame Barbara Windsor noted for her roles in EastEnders and the Carry On films has died aged 83. Scott Mitchell said she had died peacefully from Alzheimer’s at a London care home on Thursday evening. He said she would be remembered for the “love, fun, friendship and brightness she brought to all our lives”.…

Acting legend Soumitra Chatterjee dies aged 85

Legendary Indian actor Soumitra Chatterjee (85),  who starred in over 300 movies, six decade long career in Bengali language films and famous for his work with Oscar-winning director Satyajit Ray has died from Covid complications.Although he tested negative after he was admitted to hospital in Kolkata city on 6th October, his condition deteriorated and was…

Jane Clegg

A soap style drama resurrected with more than a touch of class. Review of Jane Clegg now available on The Finborough Theatre ( Earls Court) – described as Probably the most influential fringe theatre in the world by Time Out. WEBSITE VIEWING DETAILS. Review by Penny Nair Price Viewers can watch Jane Clegg from the…

William Shakespeare’s birthday

This week marks William Shakespeare’s birthday on April 23, and one month since the UK ent4red into lockdown to help to fight the spread of the coronavirus William Shakespeare, one of England’s greatest poets and dramatists, was born in 1564, who wrote some of his most well known plays like King Lear,  during a outbreak…

Morally uplifting tale: Pretty Woman the Musical

Pretty Woman the Musical opened at the Piccadilly Theatre in London Valentines day 14th February 2020. Based on the 1990 mega box buster film of the same name starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, the stage adaptation of the romantic comedy which received its Broadway premiere last year. Pretty Woman the Musical features original music…

“THREADS” – MONOLOGUES BY JEAN COCTEAU

“THREADS” – MONOLOGUES BY JEAN COCTEAU – A CHANCE TO GET FAMILIAR WITH A VERY UNUSUAL GROUND FLOOR VENUE IN VAUXHALL PLEASURE GARDENS LONDON. Who would imagine when going to a park area that they would find a formerly abandoned huge now restored  Victorian public house, tenderly refurbished with vast character,  complete with two resident…