Reviews

Dirty Dancing – New Wimbledon Theatre Review

Daniel Bennifer September 27, 2016 12:15

Ready to kick off your dancing shoes, carry a watermelon and have the time of your life? Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage has returned and is embarking on a nationwide tour across the country. Having opened at the New Wimbledon Theatre last night, it’s a show that certainly doesn’t disappoint – and …

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The Rocky Horror Show – New Wimbledon Theatre Review

Daniel Bennifer March 1, 2016 13:50

Since its debut on stage more than forty years ago, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show has become a smash-hit musical phenomenon, with productions spanning across six continents. The new production of the show – touring the country throughout the year – promises to be a rite of passage for all theatergoers, leaving you wishing …

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Last Night A DJ Saved My Life – New Wimbledon Theatre Review

Daniel Bennifer February 4, 2016 19:25

There’s nothing quite like the theatre. It’s a place where creativity blossoms at its very finest, and new forms of entertainment are welcomed with open arms. The show we’re looking at today is a prime example of that. Last Night A DJ Saved My Life is a new musical starring David Hasselhoff, of Baywatch and …

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Goodnight Mr Tom – Duke of York’s Theatre Review

Daniel Bennifer December 21, 2015 12:38

It’s that time folks. We’re in the midst of an influx of Christmas shows once again. Whether you’re looking for a comedic treat courtesy of the pantomime season or a new retelling of a classic play, there’s bound to be something for everyone. Today’s review of Goodnight Mr Tom, which is now showing at the …

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La Soirée – Spiegeltent, Southbank Centre Review

Daniel Bennifer November 18, 2015 12:00

It’s that time of the year again. The nights are growing dark earlier and there’s a brisk chill in the air. It’s a time of year when we’re adorned with a joyous selection of Christmas shows. Today’s offering, though, is a little out of the ordinary – at least, for some. But don’t let that …

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Fallout 4 Review

Lewis Roth November 15, 2015 12:05

Fallout. It’s one of the most well-known franchises, not only within the video game industry, but also outside of it. The name has become synonymous with role-playing games – a hallmark, if you will. Since the release of the third main entry into the series, Fallout 3, fans have been clamouring for the next instalment. …

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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Review

Daniel Bennifer October 22, 2015 12:01

The Assassin’s Creed franchise has quickly become staple within the industry. Beloved for its open-world environments, storytelling and combination of history and science-fiction. Since its debut almost eight years ago, we’ve fought the age-old battle between the Assassins and Templars during the Third Crusade, the Italian Renaissance, the American Revolution and French Revolution, and even …

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Batman: Arkham Knight Review

Daniel Bennifer June 25, 2015 21:30

Looking back, it’s hard to believe the amount of scepticism that surrounded Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham Asylum. Though, for good reason. Video game adaptions of not only movies, but comic books had long been disastrous. It was a long shot, but Rocksteady proved it could be done – and done right. Now, several years on, we’re …

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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Review

Daniel Bennifer May 15, 2015 18:28

As soon as I heard Tamsin Greig would be starring as the lead in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, I was instantly excited. Being a big fan of her previous television and theatre work, it was an opportunity not to be missed. Though, this certainly isn’t Greig’s usual role. That’s for sure. …

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Frankenstein Underground #1

Daniel Bennifer April 30, 2015 1:37

Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus is one of my favourite novels of all time. It’s a timeless tale of one man’s obsession to create life – and the monster that became his undoing. If that wasn’t enough, Mike Mignola is a favourite comic book artist and writer of mine. So, when I heard …

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