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Moonlight (15)- A Preview

Inspired by playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney’s postgraduate theatre project “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue”, Barry Jenkins’s second film is a remarkably assured portrait of three key moments in a young man’s life. Laden with… read more
Posted in Film, Review

NOTES ON BLINDNESS (U) - A Preview

Directed by Peter Middleton & James Spinney, UK, 2016, 90 mins With Dan Skinner, John Hull, Marilyn Hull When John Hill realised he was going blind, he started recording his thoughts and feelings on tape,… read more
Posted in Film, Review

Dr Phil’s Health Revolution - A Review

Phil Hammond was quick to embrace the brilliance of universal healthcare, but also admit to its shortcomings, in his frank and candid talk on the NHS, how he came to work within it, and the… read more
Posted in Review, Word

Professor Robert Winston - A Review

Robert Winston made no concessions to the faint hearted with his fascinating talk that explored the ethical considerations increasingly brought to bear on a medical profession now able to make quite extraordinary genetic modifications to… read more
Posted in Review, Word

A Review: Saturday Club - Nick Cope

Last weekend I went to the Saturday club at the reopened Corn Hall, where I saw Nick Cope doing a performance for all the family! Nick sang a variety of songs that were all very… read more
Posted in Family, Review

A Review: Lady Maisery

Billed as a welcome return of folk music to the Corn Hall, Lady Maisery offered up something altogether richer and more varied. Hannah James, Rowan Rheingans and Hazel Askew showcased their considerable music talents with… read more
Posted in Music, Review

A Street Cat Named Bob  - A Preview

Based on James Bowen's bestselling autobiographical book, A Street Cat Named Bob is a heart-warming, yet surprisingly unflinching, examination of homelessness and drug dependency.  Bob, a ginger stray, comes into Bowen’s life, and in doing… read more
Posted in Film, Review

A Review: Burton by Gwynne Edwards

Richard Burton was a fascinating, contrary man that defied the logic of a job for life down the pit to become an international superstar, only to have his private life then eclipse his acting achievements.… read more
Posted in Review, Theatre

ALLIED (15) - A Preview

Wednesday 26 April, 8pm at Diss High School as part of Corn Hall on tour, book tickets here. Robert Zemeckis has made a specialism of exploiting film wizardry to startling effect, from the insertion of… read more
Posted in Film, Review

See How They Run - A Preview

Open Space’s occasional foray into British farce continued with their opening night of Philip King’s famous wartime comedy. Written and set during World War II, it’s a fascinating insight into psyche of a nation laughing… read more
Posted in Review, Theatre