Review of Mrs Henderson Presents

In 2005, Stephen Frears directed the charming war-time tale of the Windmill Theatre in the British-made movie Mrs Henderson Presents. It starred Judi Dench as the eponymous widow and Bob Hoskins as her collaborator Vivian Van Damm. The film was fairly well received, even garnering two Oscar nominations, and now, little over a decade later, it has been adapted … Read more

Review of Hamlet at The Rose Playhouse London

Hamlet

Just a couple of hundred metres from the familiar facades of Shakespeare’s Globe stands the lesser-known, but historically fascinating Rose Playhouse. The oldest theatre on Bankside, it is now largely an archaeological site after its accidental discovery in 1989, but the tiny stage also hosts several plays each year, Shakespearean and otherwise. In this, the 400th … Read more