Entries by Matthew Tucker from 10/2012

Charley's Aunt (REVIEW): Mathew Horne Gets In Touch With His Feminine Side In This Classic Comedy

Posted 10.01.2012 | Huffington Post

Picture this: Mathew Horne (Gavin & Stacey) dressed like Queen Victoria, puffing on a fat cigar, arm-in-arm with Jane Asher (Alfie, Holby City, Ja...

Our Boys (REVIEW): A Searingly Honest View Of Soldiers' Disabilities

Posted 10.04.2012 | Huffington Post

Post –Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), amputations and lifelong debilitating injuries: the ordeals some of our wounded soldiers face when recov...

Timeless Tales (REVIEW): War Horse, West Side Story and Disney's Sleeping Beauty - Musical Classics Brought To Life

Posted 10.07.2012 | Huffington Post

When were you last read a bedtime tale? Musicians, artists, actors, historians, teachers and talented school children brought the ancient art o...

The Second Mrs Tanqueray (REVIEW): 'Poetic, Fast-Paced And Worth The Trip'

Posted 10.08.2012 | Huffington Post

Are we ever truly free of our past? The question playwright Arthur Wing Pinero asked over a century ago in The Second Mrs Tanqueray: a tale of des...

Ding Dong The Wicked (REVIEW): The Perils Of Patriotism And Folly Of War

Posted 10.10.2012 | Huffington Post

A man sits alone in a darkened room. ‘Ding-dong’, the bell rings. The man picks up a gun from behind an armchair, he opens the door. “Com...

New Work 2012 (REVIEW): A Night Of World Class Dance And Music

Posted 10.19.2012 | Huffington Post

Need an antidote to the rush of modern life? New Work 2012 by Michael Clark Company, showing at the Barbican, brings contemporary dance and music ...

Stage Fright: Thespian Ghosts Of London's Haunted Theatres

Posted 10.23.2012 | Huffington Post

Shivers in the stalls, goosebumps in the gods - when the theatre spotlight is centred on stage, there are plenty of shadows for ghosts to lurk in the ...

'Ghost' Photographed In London's Dominion Theatre

Posted 10.24.2012 | Huffington Post

Among the superstitious, it is said a resident ghost in a theatre is a sign of good fortune. If that's true then Tottenham Court Road's Dominion T...

The River (REVIEW): Dominic West's Moonless Midnight

Posted 10.28.2012 | Huffington Post

A remote cabin on a moonless midnight. The swirling waters of a river holds a bewitching power over a man (Dominic West) as he hopes to impress...

'Theatre Ghost Picture Is Real' Insists Photographer Stuart Cheveralls - Are You Convinced?

Posted 10.29.2012 | Huffington Post

Last week we published a photo of a suspected ghost, courtesy of the Dominion Theatre, taken in January by We Will Rock You patron Stuart Cheveralls. ...

Vintage Victorian 'Ghost' Pictures

Posted 10.31.2012 | Huffington Post

Despite the modern age of digital camera phones and CCTV every which way you turn, capturing an elusive ghost on film is harder than you would think. ...

Nosferatu (REVIEW): 'Lumbering' Dracula Disappoints On Halloween

Posted 10.31.2012 | Huffington Post

This All Hallows' Eve, Dracula trod the boards in a bold and minimalist reworking of Bram Stoker's gothic novel: Grzegorz Jarzyna's Nosferatu at t...