La La? Nah Nah!

I love musicals so why didn’t I love La La Land? Let me explain why I think musicals are one of the finest art forms. I love the way the story is enhanced and advanced through song and dance. Music and movement bypass the brain and go straight to the heart. They can give you… Continue reading La La? Nah Nah!

The Link Between Ed Balls in Strictly & Chichester’s This House

How is it that Ed Balls survives week after week on Strictly Come Dancing when he is clearly the worst dancer? I don’t mean he’s the worst dancer ever on the show- step forward Scott Mills, John  Sergeant, Ann Widdecombe and quite a few others. In fact, he can keep time and some of his… Continue reading The Link Between Ed Balls in Strictly & Chichester’s This House

Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl

For many actors, there’s a role they’ll always be remembered for no matter what else they do. Sean Connery as James Bond, Mark Rylance as Rooster Byron in Jerusalem, Sigourney Weaver as Ripley in Alien. I suspect, when the day comes to present Sheridan Smith with her lifetime achievement BAFTA, her role as Fanny Brice… Continue reading Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl