Reanimating ‘At Home’ Danny Boyle’s 2011 National Theatre Frankenstein

United KingdomUnited Kingdom NT at HomeFrankenstein by Nick Dear (based on the novel by Mary Shelley): Directed for the screen by Tim van Someren and recorded at London’s Olivier Theatre in 2011. Reviewed on 4.5.2020. (JPr)

Benedict Cumberbatch (Creature) & Jonny Lee Miller (Frankenstein) (c) Catherine Ashmore

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‘Pay it forward’ – SJSS’s free concert ticket fund for NHS staff

‘Pay it forward’ – free concert tickets at St John’s Smith Square for NHS staff

Inspired by the ‘clap for our carers’ initiative and with a desire to look ahead to life after lockdown, St John’s has launched a ‘pay it forward’ campaign with a difference.  Supporters are invited to give to the campaign to fund free concert tickets for NHS staff.

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‘He nose, you know!’: James McAvoy excels as a Cyrano de Bergerac for our contemporary age

United KingdomUnited Kingdom National Theatre Live – Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac: directed for the screen by Tony Grech-Smith at London’s Playhouse Theatre and broadcast to Everyman Cinema, Chelmsford, 12.3.2020. (JPr)

Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Roxane), Eben Figueiredo (Christian), & James McAvoy (Cyrano)
(c) Marc Brenner

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Splendid Wigmore Hall performance of Parnasso in festa from the London Handel Orchestra

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Handel: Katie Bray (mezzo-soprano), Keri Fuge (soprano), Charlotte Bowden (soprano), Jess Dandy (contra-alto), Emily Sierra (alto), Annabel Kennedy (mezzo-soprano), John Lee (bass), London Handel Orchestra / Adrian Butterfield (director). Wigmore Hall, 10.3.2020. (AK)

Handel’s Parnasso in festa at Wigmore Hall

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