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Review: SIX the Musical

The six wives of King Henry VIII of England are reclaiming their place in history, not just as the wives, but as their own person with their own stories to tell. And it wouldn’t be the 21st century if this wasn’t poured into an electric, funky musical with a fair bit of irony and sarcasm. [read more]

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Review: Mourning – From Empress to Corona

The year 2021 marks 100 years since the death of the last German Empress – Auguste Viktoria. Her husband, German Emperor Wilhelm II, had abdicated in 1918, and they had been living in exile in the Netherlands since then. They had settled in Doorn House in May 1920, and by then, Auguste Viktoria was already [read more]

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Film Review: Spencer

A fable from a true tragedy. The new Spencer film sums itself up quite nicely before it has even begun. It centres around three days of Christmas at Sandringham with the royal family and during which Diana decides to leave Charles. I went in with quite negative expectations, based on other people’s experiences of seeing [read more]

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Review: Diana: The Musical

The Broadway musical Diana: The Musical had a very special premiere on 1 October 2021. It was first released on the streaming service Netflix before going to Broadway in early November. The musical was in previews when the Coronavirus pandemic shut down Broadway in 2020. Diana: The Musical follows the story of Diana from her [read more]