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CHiPs

CHiPs is a revival of a TV series from the late 70s and early 80s, and this action comedy follows the pill-popping, former motorbike rider and rookie cop Jon Baker (Dax Shepard), and hardened undercover FBI agent Frank ‘Ponch’ Poncherello (Michael Peña) as they try to bring down some dirty cops in their California Highway […]

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Bad Moms

In the continuation of Hollywood comedies starting with ‘bad’ this or ‘bad’ that, Bad Moms is an entertaining time-filler which demands that you disengage your brain for an hour and a half. Following Amy (Mila Kunis) as she rebels against the PTA queen Gwendolyn (Christina Applegate) and her impossible and perfectionist standards for motherhood and […]

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A brave new retelling of Huxley’s dytospian classic

Image courtesy of Manuel Harlan Based on Aldous Huxley’s book of the same name, Brave New World has been masterfully adapted for the stage by Dawn King. Set in a dystopian future of a constructed society consisting of genetically engineered people, the play raises several emotional, scientific and moral questions about progress and about what it […]

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One Man, Two Guvnors

One Man, Two Guvnors is an explosion of farce that leaves you in stitches. Set in the sixties, with a complex but simple plot, it tells the story of Rachel (Alicia Davies), who is posing as her dead twin brother in order to get the money owed to him. With the money, she can escape […]

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Love Is Strange

Love is Strange tells the story of a same-sex couple whose lives become difficult after getting married. At a time which should be filled with joy and happiness, George (Alfred Molina) instead loses his job as music teacher at a Catholic school, and he and his financially dependent partner of thirty-nine years, Ben (John Lithgow), […]

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Christmas at the Theatre

Tis the season to be jolly, even if the weather outside is cold, windy and terrible. So why not capture the Christmas spirit by taking a trip to the theatre? Many forgo the chance the rest of the year, so with plenty of pantos, musicals, shows and physical performances to choose from, now is the […]