Reviews

Theatre Review: The Man In The White Suit, Wyndham's Theatre
I was faced with a slightly awkward situation when it came to reviewing The Man In The White Suit. I couldn’t get to the press night but had two tickets for the second night so invited a friend. Then... more
TV Review: Motherland, BBC2
It was announced just before this second series started that there would be a third series of Motherland. It's be interesting to see how it evolves as there are a few changes in the opening episode... more
Film Review: The Day Shall Come
I was lucky enough to see a very early press screening of the new Chris Morris film The Day Shall Come. At the time I enjoyed it but couldn't help feeling that it didn't strike the same chord in me... more
TV Review: Ru Paul's Drag Race UK, BBC Three
The past is a foreign country, they do things differently there. Well, they certainly do RuPaul's Drag Race differently in the UK. Where the American version oozes glamour, the British version is a... more
TV: Frayed, Sky One
Live comedy and Radio 4 fans will know Sarah Kendall for her extended shaggy doggyish stories that may or may not be autobiographical. Frayed is similar and yet different. It's a much more ambitious... more
The fourth act in this year's Funny Women Stage Award final, Charlie George, commented soon after coming onstage that "No-one is straight any more." She had clearly being watching from the wings or... more
While the mainstream channels seemed hooked on the ageing panel show template Dave has certainly come up with some innovative vehicles for comedians. Obviously their best one is Taskmaster, but they'... more
TV: Defending The Guilty
I had a bit of deja vu watching the first episode of this new legal comedy. It is actually the episode that went out as a pilot last year but I'm not suprised a series was commissioned off the back... more
Review: Jack Whitehall – Travels With My Father, Netflix
It looks like comedians and their parents as a travel documentary concept is set to run and run. While Romesh Ranganathan does seem to have shaken off his mother for the time being at least, Comedy... more
Live Review: Daniel Kitson, Bridget Christie, Steen Raskopoulos, Lou Sanders, Nish Kumar, Greenwich Comedy Festival
I wondered for a while if it was worth posting my review of Friday night's Greenwich Comedy Festival gig. Who wants to read me blathering on about a group of box-ticking lefty comics putting the boot... more
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