THE CARETAKER at the Old Vic

Matthew Warchus‘ The Caretaker at the Old Vic is another winning for Kevin Spacey‘s successor. Harold Pinter‘s tragicomedy can also  count three oustanding actors. If Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner, Harry Potter) is not a surprise, Daniel Mays (Dad’s Army, Victor Frankenstein) is a pleasant confirmation. But is the young George MacKay to give a cloying performance…

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THE CARETAKER at the Old Vic

Matthew Warchus‘ The Caretaker at the Old Vic is another winning for Kevin Spacey‘s successor. Harold Pinter‘s tragicomedy can also  count three oustanding actors. If Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner, Harry Potter) is not a surprise, Daniel Mays (Dad’s Army, Victor Frankenstein) is a pleasant confirmation. But is the young George MacKay to give a cloying performance…

You Shouldn’t Be Here: 11.22.63

“If you could go back in time, what would you do?” This is the question Professor Jake Epping asks to his students in 1963; and it’s wonderful how everyone replies that want to kill someone; from Hitler to Stalin…even Omero so they don’t have to study the Odyssey…I’m sure that outside the script, in the…

You Shouldn’t Be Here: 11.22.63

“If you could go back in time, what would you do?” This is the question Professor Jake Epping asks to his students in 1963; and it’s wonderful how everyone replies that want to kill someone; from Hitler to Stalin…even Omero so they don’t have to study the Odyssey…I’m sure that outside the script, in the…

The Caretaker is coming to the Old Vic

When it premiered in 1960, The Caretaker changed the face of modern theatre. Now Harold Pinter’s groundbreaking classic comes to The Old Vic in a new production directed by Matthew Warchus. Disturbed handyman Aston has invited an irascible tramp to stay with him at his brother’s jumbled London flat. At first it seems that the manipulative…

The Caretaker is coming to the Old Vic

When it premiered in 1960, The Caretaker changed the face of modern theatre. Now Harold Pinter’s groundbreaking classic comes to The Old Vic in a new production directed by Matthew Warchus. Disturbed handyman Aston has invited an irascible tramp to stay with him at his brother’s jumbled London flat. At first it seems that the manipulative…

A chat with Michael Morpurgo: Private Peaceful special screening

On March 31st, on the occasion of the centenary of the First World War start, in 61 cinemas spread around England, it was shown the film based on the novel Private Peaceful (here the review, here the trailer) by Michael Morpurgo. The initiative, dedicated especially to the schools, saw at the picturehouse Ritzy in Brixton the…