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The rest is silence...

The problem with booking something over a year in advance is that there is a good chance you’ll be more excited at the time of booking than when the event itself actually deigns to come along. 1,139 more words

Barbican Theatre: Hamlet Review, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

Great news! In a slightly-later-than-intended birthday present L rose at the crack of dawn (otherwise known as 6am) on Friday so that he could get to the Barbican theatre and be first in line for two of 30 day release tickets. 1,474 more words



For what its worth, these are my thoughts to add to the trillion column inches this production has already generated……

I’ve never left the theatre feeling quite so relieved. 447 more words


#HamletBarbican (With Some Batchy Gifs...)

This should have been written the day after I attended the Barbican, I’m aware of that. But come on lads! I was a foot away from my favourite actor, on my 26th birthday. 336 more words


Hamlet - Barbican Centre - review

After more than a year of waiting, I’ll get right down to it: this is a top-notch Hamlet. Benedict Cumberbatch is compelling, a fascinating presence on stage offering a thoughtful and fresh interpretation of the character: a Hamlet of intense feelings, lightning-quick ideas, and a surprising amount of humor. 1,919 more words


Mr Turner

Running time: 2hr 29min
Rated: 12A
Genre: Drama
Showing at: ‎13:10‎ ‎16:30‎ ‎19:50‎
Starring: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Lesley Manville, Karl Johnson, Ruth Sheen… 121 more words

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