Category Archives: What we like right now
We loved Anna Meredith Five Telegrams premiere at First Night of the Proms with light show, courtesy of 59 Productions.
We were hugely impressed by the performances in The Lehman Trilogy at The National Theatre.
We were delighted to listen to Take 6, Jacob Collier’s guests at his Prom.
British Museum exhibition celebrates the friendship of Patrick Leigh Fermor, Niko Ghika and Joh Craxton Charmed Lives in Greece.
Der Rosenkavalier at Glyndebourne. Critics mixed but we were enthralled.
To National Maritime Museum in Greenwich to hear the sublime Emeli Sande. News of Columbia World Cup Penalties came through at same time.
Edge-of-the-seat first episode of latest series of “Line of Duty” with working mother Thandie Newton.
Delightful, laugh-a-minute androgynous Twelfth Night at The National with Tamsin Greig starring as Mrs.Danvers-like Malvolia and Doon McKichan’s tuneful Feste.
Loved Andrew Scott’s edgy Scandi-influenced Hamlet at The Almeida. Peter Wight a wonderful Polonius. Great design Hildegard Bechtler. Gertrude/Hamlet scene a triumph.
Two breath-taking Edward Hoppers at The Royal Academy. Also Grant Wood a new discovery for us.
Maternity leave will never be the same again thanks to Morven Christie and Vicky McClure slogging it out in a Glaswegian architect’s – The Replacement. Can’t wait for final episode.
Sublime production of Amadeus at Olivier. Lucien Msamati and Adam Gillen. And musicians galore.
A welcome return to Herefordshire and the delights of Shobdon Church.
80-year-old Glenda Jackson as King Lear and strong supporting cast at The Old Vic.
BAFTA previews in full swing. We loved Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight
PJ O’Rourke is voting for Hillary. Intelligence Squared debate.
Lesley Joseph dancing her heart out in Strictly Come Dancing.