Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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Educated review: Growing up in a household of dangerous religious fervour

TARA WESTOVER was raised by a Mormon fundamentalist father who denied her an education. But as a teenager she started to educate herself, fitting her learning around long hours working in her father’s perilous More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Review: The Damned smashed it up with a devil of a show at The London Koko

THE DAMNED played a devilish set of punk, gothic classics and new songs from their forthcoming album Evil Spirits. This original punk band opened their set with the first three songs from their famed Black Album More...

By admin On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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London Rules book review: One of Mick Herron’s best books

Slough House is the name given to that dilapidated building where you find the secret service employees who haven’t cut the mustard. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, February 18th, 2018
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Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe review: An opera with a cast that is pretty close to perfect

CAL McCRYSTAL’S genius for slapstick – which he brought to the comedy One Man, Two Guvnors and the Paddington Bear films – now lights on Iolanthe, WS Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan’s unjustly neglected More...

By admin On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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The Only Story review: Playing love’s game to your own advantage

THE Only Story is a beautiful, tragic and poignant novel in which our narrator Paul recounts his intense love affair with an older woman from the perspective of his older self. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle review: Meld of murder, mystery and mayhem

PREPARE to have your brain fried and your mind blown by an ingenious novel that catapults you into a parallel universe where dark magic and mayhem play out on a murderous Groundhog Day. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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We Own The Sky review: Pining for a lost son drives on this father of all tear-jerkers

His hands shake so much that he struggles to count out change for another drink. A kindly barmaid has to take the money from his hand, as if he were “a frail pensioner”. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Detective Chinatown 2 review: Elaborate plot still leaves room for slapstick

AND now for something completely daft. Detective Chinatown 2 is a boisterous sequel to the 2015 Bangkok-set hit. Daily Express :: Films Feed  More...

By admin On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Quartet review: Play is full of unexpected shifts of emotion

A TRIO of ageing opera singers bicker, banter and reminisce in a retirement home. Daily Express :: Entertainment Feed  More...

By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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REVIEW: The Top 5 Rock and Metal new albums of the week from Jethro Tull to Saxon

REVIEW: The best Rock and Metal albums of the week including Michael Schenker, Jethro Tull, Saxon, The Temperance Movement and The Bad Flowers. Daily Express :: Entertainment Feed  More...