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In Interview: Becky Prestwich Talks About New Play CHIP SHOP CHIPS

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Becky Prestwich during rehearsals of CHIP SHOP CHIPS. Image Credit: Lucas Smith

Playwright Becky Prestwich chats to Frankly My Dear UK about new play CHIP SHOP CHIPS

Following the success of STREETLIGHTS AND SHADOWS (2007) and LETTING IN AIR (2009), Becky Prestwich makes a welcome return to the stage with new play CHIP SHOP CHIPS, a funny and nostalgic tale of love over fish and chips.

Commissioned by Box of Tricks Theatre Company, CHIP SHOP CHIPS is a play about love, family, nostalgia and nat...

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Sunday Shakespeare: Hamlet on Film

AP Photo/Royal Shakespeare Company, Ellie Kurttz

AP Photo/Royal Shakespeare Company, Ellie Kurttz

Donna Kelly takes a look back at five of the most famous adaptions of Hamlet on film

With Benedict Cumberbatch currently treading the boards as the Danish prince at the Barbican, the word on everyone’s lips at the moment is Hamlet.

William Shakespeare’s tale of tragedy of murder and revenge in medieval Denmark is arguably the Bard’s most famous and most-discussed play and it’s not hard to see why.

For those who have never read (or indeed seen)...

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Film Review: The Imitation Game

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Benedict Cumberbatch brings British mathematician Alan Turing to life in The Imitation Game

60 years after his tragic death in 1954, codebreaker Alan Turing’s extraordinary story is finally being told to the world in The Imitation Game, a stunning new historical thriller starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightey.

To coincide with its European premiere at the 58th BFI London Film Festival, I was treated to an exclusive sneak preview of the most eagerly anticipated film of the year, and ...

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Album Review: Creation by The Pierces

The Pierces

The Pierces produce their most chart-friendly offering to date with Creation

Following the success of their breakthrough album You And I, US indie-folk sisters Allison & Catherine Pierce are hoping to return to the top of the UK charts with the release of their new studio album, Creation.

Described as a mix between The Bangles, Stevie Nicks and Lana Del Rey, The Pierces are a sibling duo from Birmingham, Alabama...

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Album Review: Angus & Julia Stone

Angus and Julia Stone

Australian brother-sister duo Angus and Julia Stone. Image Credit: Angus and Julia Stone / American Records

If you only buy one album this summer, make it Angus & Julia Stone

Four years after the release of Down the Way, sibling duo Angus and Julia Stone reunite to release their third album, self-titled Angus & Julia Stone.

For those who don’t know, Angus and Julia Stone are an Australian brother-sister folk-blues group formed in 2006...

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Film Review: What If

Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan star in What If. Image Credit: CBS Films

Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan star in What If. Image Credit: CBS Films

Move over Hugh Grant, Daniel Radcliffe is in town…

If you’re looking for a charming, witty and lighthearted film to fall in love with this summer, check out Daniel Radcliffe’s new romantic-comedy What If.

Originally titled The F Word, What If tells the story of Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), a medical school dropout who falls in love with his best friend.

Emotionally fragile after a string of failed relationships, Wallace...

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Scandal: Season 1 Recap

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In anticipation for season three, we recap the key events from Scandal season 1 and 2

The wait is finally over. The third season of Scandal starts on Thursday 31 July on Sky Living and boy, are we excited.

Shonda Rhimes’ American political thriller has had us hooked from day one with its superb script, shocking storylines and excellent cast. And we’re not the only ones who think Scandal is one of the best dramas on TV...

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Album Review: Wayfarer by Nell Bryden

Nell Bryden Wayfarer Album Cover

Catchy, light and seductively upbeat, Nell Bryden’s new album looks set to be the smooth soundtrack of the summer

Following the success of her second studio album Shake The Tree, Nell Bryden looks set to dominate UK airwaves with the release of her new album Wayfarer.

For those who don’t recognise know, Nell Bryden is an American singer-songwriter who shot to fame in the UK following the release of her first album What Does It Take in 2009...

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