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Theatre Review: This new revival is the Cat’s pyjamas

Theatre Review: This new revival is the Cat’s pyjamas

Cats London Palladium ***** By Peter May It’s always risky when resurrecting old productions, especially when they were originally wildly successful, long running ones for over twenty years. So twelve…

History told in a most compelling way.

History told in a most compelling way.

Killers of the King – The men who dared to execute Charles 1 (with illustrations including colour). By Charles Spencer. ISBN 976-1- 4088-5170-8 Bloomsbury.Hardback £20, eBook £17.99 By Penny Nair Price…

Fancy a gastric band?

Fancy a gastric band?

You won’t have missed the headlines: ‘Two Million People eligible for gastric bands on the NHS’ in the news recently. NICE (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) are…

Bad Sex Award

Bad Sex Award

Some will think it a bit rich that Richard Coles presented what was once described as ‘Britain’s most dreaded literary prize’ to Ben Okri. Okri won the award for a…

Theatre Review: Cinderella: Hip Hip Hooray – ‘Gray is here to save the day’!

Theatre Review: Cinderella: Hip Hip Hooray –  ‘Gray is here to save the day’!

Cinderella ****   By Edward Walsh In a land far, far away ‘Southfork’ a fairy godmother is here to game, set and match the day. The New Wimbledon Theatre has…

The spiritual message of Monty the penguin

The spiritual message of Monty the penguin

Monty the penguin has been gracing our TV commercials in the run-up to Christmas this year. The loveable make-believe domestic pet has won the hearts of both children and adults…

Theatre review: Wind in the Willows

Theatre review: Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows ****     By Peter May Most people are familiar with the age-old tale of Wind in the Willows, however this stage version has a rather…

Getting the right type of fat is good for you

Getting the right type of fat is good for you

As we head towards Christmas most of us are already planning the January detox: we’re probably conscious that we will have a bit of a blow-out over Christmas and in…

An MP’s insulting and jarring comment

An MP’s insulting and jarring comment

There was something jarring about Tory MP Desmond Swayne’s sweeping claim that ISIL are acting no worse than Christians have throughout history. Swayne, a former aide to David Cameron, said…

Ukip Pope?

Ukip Pope?

Nigel Farage doesn’t miss a trick. He has seized on the Pope’s speech to the European Parliament to claim the Catholic Church is becoming pro-Ukip. “Even the bishops were wearing…

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