Tags » Jim Broadbent

A Very Very Very Dark Matter

Bridge Theatre. On until 6 January 2019

On paper or in person the pitch would have been irresistible: the prolific playwright (and writer of screenplays In Bruges and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri) Martin McDonagh has a gothic story involving Hans Christian Andersen, pygamies, Dickens, avenging ghosts and a haunted accordion.  483 more words

Theatre

‘A Very Very Very Dark Matter’ review: Martin McDonagh pushes new boundaries in this edgy comedy

Jim Broadbent is hysterical in a production that is classic McDonagh: hilarious, dark and absolutely bonkers – ★★★★

There’s a degree of newfound self-awareness and confidence in McDonagh’s latest production. 295 more words

General

THEATRE REVIEW: A Very, Very, Very Dark Matter starring Jim Broadbent at the Bridge Theatre

WORTH A LOOK?: ***

WHERE? Bridge Theatre RUNTIME: 90 minutes (no interval)

WHEN?: 13/10, press night 24/10, runs to 6/1/19

To say Martin McDonagh’s new work is eagerly awaited would be to seriously underplay how hot he is is right now. 442 more words

THEATRE REVIEW

BLACK ‘47 (15)

BLACK ‘47 (15)

Run time: 100 MINS

Director: Lance Daly

Cast: Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Stephen Rea, Freddie Fox, Barry Keoghan, Jim Broadbent, Moe Dunford, Sarah Greene… 462 more words

Paddington 2 (2017)

Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. 83 more words

King of Thieves (2018)

D: James Marsh / 108m

Cast: Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, Ray Winstone, Charlie Cox, Paul Whitehouse, Michael Gambon, Francesca Annis

Following the death of his wife, retired thief Brian Reader (Caine) is approached by a young man named Basil (Cox) with the idea of robbing the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit. 643 more words

Movies

KING OF THIEVES (15)

KING OF THIEVES (15)

Run time: 103 MINS

Director: James Marsh

Cast: Sir Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Sir Tom Courtenay, Charlie Cox, Sir Michael Gambon, Ray Winstone, Francesca Annis… 630 more words