A romantic comedy in which the main characters (and there are hardly any others) are two elderly people who meet while walking their dogs. Surprisingly complex, and respectful of people who have lived long time. It stars Dave Johns from I, Daniel Blake and Alison Steadman from all over the place.
Co-directed by the playwright–star Virginia Gay and Richard Carroll, this is a pantomime reimagined by a generation that has no natural affinity for the form and sees it as an odd English thing, alien to Australia, especially the Australia of 2021. I belong to an older generation, and loved the annual panto staged in our town in a huge tent once a year. Ther […]
A TV movie based on Nigel Slater's memoir of the same name, this is a diverting coming of age movie set in the 60s, which manages to be strikingly cruel to its only working-class character, played by the famously aristocratic actor Helena Bonham Carter.