Tags : romeo and juliet

National Theatre’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ To Be Adapted Into A

National Theatre is reimagining Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, in a made-for-television film featuring Chernobyl’s Jessie Buckley and The Crown’s Josh O’Connor as the titular characters. Set in present-day Italy, the film will follow the two young lovers “in a world where Catholic and secular values clash” as they “strive to […]Read More

Theatre Review: Timpson The Musical // Gigglemug Comedy

There have been plenty of parodies, spoofs, and rip-offs of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet since its first performance in the late-sixteenth century. In the past decade alone, we’ve had such highs as last year’s excellent & Juliet, and such lows as two separate instalments of the Gnomeo & Juliet film franchise. It seems odd, then, […]Read More

My Life in Films: Chris Burns

Titanic  Dir: James Cameron This list probably could’ve been entirely made up of James Cameron’s 1980/90’s output. I was 11 years old and in the run-up to the release I recorded a special making-of documentary on VHS and I watched it over and over until I finally got to see the film itself on the cinema. I […]Read More

My Life In Books: Heather Moss

This week, have a look at the books that take the top 5 places on the list of Heather’s favourites. Harry Potter // J.K. Rowling Chronologically, unless we count Big Red Ball, this captivating and, well, magical series of books is the forerunner of my list. Honestly, I think that if I was ranking them by […]Read More