Donmar Warehouse: Coriolanus.

On January 30, 2014 the Donmar Warehouse production of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus was broadcast live in cinemas around the world. One of Shakespeare’s later and lesser known plays, Coriolanus deals with a deeply flawed character at the centre of the very crux of what politics is. In a democracy, the voice of the people is […]

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Death Comes to Pemberley: Episode 3.

Previously on Death Comes to Pemberley: Episode 2. There’s many different ways to phrase Occam’s Razor, but this one from the first series of Luther, I’ve always liked best: All things being equal, the simplest solution is the best solution. If we do believe that Wickham did not kill Captain Denny, then there must have […]

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Death Comes to Pemberley: Episode 2.

Previously on Death Comes to Pemberley: Episode 1. Good grief! As Pemberley falls into a state of uncertainty and disarray, Darcy reverts back to his Lord of the Manor persona and drags Lizzie and Georgiana into misery on his coattails. In case you missed it, the subtext beneath Lizzie and Darcy’s (understatedly) heated arguments runs […]

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The Escape Artist: Part III.

Previously on The Escape Artist: Episode 2. Just two weeks before David Tennant’s return to Doctor Who, we see the finale of The Escape Artist, a mini-series full of horrible surprises and gut-twisting turns — both of phrase and character. “No hard feelings” isn’t the sort of thing you get to say after you just […]

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