Category: Arts

Murder on the Orient Express

2017-11-04 10:12:34

Out this week is Sir Kenneth Branagh’s latest take on Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express . The screenplay by Michael Green is based on the 1934 novel stars Branagh as Hercule Poirot, with Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, and Daisy Ridley in supporting roles (or suspects as we call them!). On release now. PS Do you recall the 1974 vesion directed by Sidney Lumet? , This...Read more

The-Boomers Book Club autumn 2017

2017-10-01 13:45:14

The Boomers Book Club autumn 2017 A warm welcome to our book club, autumn 2017. We chatted amongst the team here to shed some light on why we Brits love book clubs, amongst the many reasons, the one which resonates is ‘we all love getting lost in a great read’ the book club allows us to share, discuss and review our choices. Winter, spring, summer & autumn our aim is to make a few suggestions we feel we’ll enjoy. We’d...Read more

Judi Dench as Queen Victoria in Victoria & Abdul

2017-09-21 15:38:09

The film tells the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favour with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy....Read more

Only Fools and Horses Lost Episode Has Been Found

2017-09-12 18:26:30

By Rob Knight Viewers are to get a glimpse of a ‘lost’ episode of Only Fools and Horses for the very first time. The never-before-seen episode filmed in 1984, titled ‘Licensed to Drill’, is said to have been lying on a dusty shelf for years. It features Del Boy, Rodney and Grandad at the top of their game, and is especially significant as it was Lennard Pearce’s final appearance as Grandad before his death. In the episode, Del Boy, played...Read more

Meet The Great British Bake Off series 8 bakers

2017-08-24 11:10:18

Bake Off is back. Over the next 10 weeks, 12 of the best amateur bakers in Britain will whisk, knead, ice, beat and bake their way through classic British cakes, perfect patisserie, Italian delights, sticky caramel constructions and elaborate layered puddings. All Twelve will be hoping to impress with their skill, creativity, knowledge and passion and clinch the Bake off Crown. Each of the 30 new challenges have been carefully designed by judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith to reveal...Read more

Brian Cox stars in Churchill

2017-06-15 12:49:51

On general release from 16th June, Churchill, starring Brian Cox and directed by Jonathan Teplitzky depicts the actions of Winston Churchill in the hours leading up to D-Day. Miranda Richardson and John Slattery appear in supporting roles. Churchill review: 'Brian Cox dazzles in a scalpel-sharp, timely lesson in political leadership' The Daily telegraph

Going in Style- you’re never too old to get even

2017-04-03 18:31:26

Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby), Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules, Hannah and Her Sisters) and Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine) team up as lifelong buddies Willie, Joe and Al, who decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty, in director Zach Braff’s comedy Going in Style. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk...Read more

The-Boomers Book Club- spring 2017

2017-03-25 15:02:29

The Boomers Book Club spring 2017 A warm welcome to our book club, spring 2017. We chatted amongst the team here to shed some light on why we Brits love book clubs, amongst the many reasons, the one which resonates is ‘we all love getting lost in a great read’ the book club allows us to share, discuss and review our choices. Winter, spring, summer & autumn our aim is to make a few suggestions we feel we’ll enjoy. We’d...Read more

David Hockney exhibition at Tate Britain

2017-02-17 12:09:53

Tate Britain today announces the world’s most extensive retrospective of the work of David Hockney, opening February 2017. Widely regarded as one of the most successful and recognisable artists of our time, this exhibition will celebrate Hockney’s achievement in painting, drawing, print, photography and video. Following its presentation in London the exhibition, organised in collaboration with the Centre Pompidou and The Metropolitan Museum, will tour internationally to Paris and New York. David Hockney (b.1937) is unique in British art for...Read more

The latest West End shows at amazing prices!

2017-02-01 21:17:12

We've teamed up with those lovely people at LOVEtheatre to announce that have amazing prices for a number of exciting shows including: Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour, The Boys In The Band Tickets, Love's Labour's Lost, and Thriller - Live. OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOR - FROM £15.00 From the creator of Billy Elliot (Lee Hall) comes the uplifting and moving story of six Catholic choir girls from Oban, let loose in Edinburgh for one day only. Funny, heartbreaking and...Read more