2016 sees a glut of King Lear productions, which our current exhibition in the SIL explores. LSA and PhD student at the Shakespeare Institute, Sara Westh explores Lear’s enduring fascination. 1,211 more words
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By Richard Winters
My Rating: 6 out of 10
4-Word Review: Madness has no bounds.
This is a revealing look at Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Richard Chamberlain) and based on his own personal correspondences as he fought his homosexual tendencies by marrying Nina (Glenda Jackson) a woman he really did not love. 366 more words
Peter Eyre languorously tucks into his toasted cheese Panini, snatching a lunch break between rehearsals of Trevor Nunn’s latest production at the Old Vic, Richard II… 924 more words
Common sense would dictate that if it were the intention of Roy Baird, the producer of The Music Lovers, to make a concise reconstruction of the life of legendary Russian composer, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, he should’ve considered someone other than Ken Russell to direct the film. 1,149 more words