Three of the present line-up, guitarist John Etheridge, drummer John Marshall and bass player Roy Babbington, were simultaneous members of the Machine during the mid 70's. Between them they have clocked up 59 years' service. Saxophonist, flautist and keyboard player Theo Travis, the relative 'newcomer' to the band, has been in the line-up for twelve years. By now he would be considered a veteran in any other outfit. And the release this year of Hidden Details, the band's eleventh studio album, has been showered with praise from publications as diverse as The Times, The Wire and London Jazz News.Read full Article >
Two things gave this year’s tour an extra edge of anticipation – firstly they are promoting their first new album in 10 years Evil Spirits, and secondly bassist Paul Gray has re-joined the band, having initially spent three successful years with them starting in 1980.
The band are currently on a celebratory tour of the UK, and Sunday night at the Theatre Royal was their first visit to Norwich since playing here in 2013.
‘Suspiria’ is a film that has vastly polarised critics and audiences alike and is an example of a weirdly hypnotising film, whether it be good or bad.Read full Article >
Widows will hold you hostage. There is no looking away, there is no asking for mercy or respite, or wondering if a lull in the story will present itself so you can nip out for a pee.
Pancrazi is wonderful as Prince Charming, and her parallel appearance as a maid and confidante to Cinderella in Pandolfe's household suggests a dimension of gender fluidity, adding yet another layer of duality, metamorphosis and contrast to the productionRead full Article >
Macbeth Oct 30th- Nov 3rd