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REVIEW: Tina the Musical, Aldwych Theatre

Much more than a tribute to the singer – the musical is a celebration of how her grit and determination turned adversity into triumph, doing so with plenty of powerful performances.  585 more words


Ben Aaronovitch - A Rare Book of Cunning Device

Opis (audible.com):

Somewhere amongst the shadowy stacks and the many basements of the British library, something is very much amiss – and we’re not talking late returns here. 93 more words


Ghost Stories: 3 terrifying teasers and posters for Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s Brit horror

Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson‘s London theatre production Ghost Stories was one of those I constantly tempted myself with, but never was quite brave enough to head inside the theatre. 209 more words

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GHOST STORIES (2017): New Trailer Starring Martin Freeman, Andy Nyman, Alex Lawther...

Ghost Stories is about Professor Phillip Goodman (Andy Nyman), a sceptic that embarks upon a terror filled quest. A quest that leads him to a long lost file containing details of three cases of inexplicable ‘hauntings…’ 43 more words



I just removed 32 books from my “To Blog About” List. 32. Most of these were re-reads, and a good number of them were audiobooks. For the most part, with the audiobooks, I’ve written something on the text version and have nothing really to add other than a comment or two on the narration — and there are only so many ways I can say that George Guidall has really grown on me (and I can’t imagine anyone else doing the Walt Longmire books now), or Kobna Holdbrook-Smith is the perfect match for Peter Grant, or that Lorelei King and Luke Daniels just blew me away with their work. 143 more words


"The Furthest Station - Peter Grant/Rivers of London 5.7" by Ben Aaronovitch

The combination of Ben Aaronvitch’s witty, observant, compassionate prose with Kobna Holdbrook-Smith’s nuanced narration is irresistible.

For most of the book, I listened with a smile on my face as Peter Grant shares his views on people, architecture, policing and music while navigating another well-constructed plot that weaves magic, history, location and the strengths and weaknesses of human nature into a compelling story. 188 more words

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