Articles by Stuart Black

Theatre Review: The Lie At Menier Chocolate Factory

Theatre Review: The Lie At Menier Chocolate Factory

A frisky soufflé of a play. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Video: One Of London's Last Paper Sellers

Video: One Of London's Last Paper Sellers

Documenting a dying breed. | By Stuart Black
Naomie Harris On Corruption, Bond And Female Directors

Naomie Harris On Corruption, Bond And Female Directors

Moneypenny chats about her new spy film. | By Stuart Black
The Regal Best And Dirty Worst Of Dame Helen Mirren

The Regal Best And Dirty Worst Of Dame Helen Mirren

From Roman orgies to her royal highness. | By Stuart Black
Film Review: Kevin Costner Gets Criminal In "Romantic" Deptford

Film Review: Kevin Costner Gets Criminal In "Romantic" Deptford

Silly sci-fi hokum in London. | By Stuart Black ★★☆☆☆
Review: Boy Takes A Troubling Twirl Through The London Jungle

Review: Boy Takes A Troubling Twirl Through The London Jungle

Leo Butler finds poetry in cracked pavements. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
Be Very Afraid As The BFI Unleashes 100 Public Information Films

Be Very Afraid As The BFI Unleashes 100 Public Information Films

And you thought the Tweenies were scary. | By Stuart Black
Benedict Cumberbatch In Action As Superhero Doctor Strange

Benedict Cumberbatch In Action As Superhero Doctor Strange

Now that’s magic. | By Stuart Black
Summer Of Stan: Kubrick Exhibition Coming To London

Summer Of Stan: Kubrick Exhibition Coming To London

And Barry Lyndon is re-released. | By Stuart Black
Simon Callow Talks Shakespeare

Simon Callow Talks Shakespeare

The actor considers the Bard. | By Stuart Black
Review: How Different Is Shakespeare's First Draft Of Hamlet?

Review: How Different Is Shakespeare's First Draft Of Hamlet?

The first quarto is performed for the first time. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
A Nation’s Theatre: Everyone's Coming To London

A Nation’s Theatre: Everyone's Coming To London

The country matters. | By Stuart Black
Verve Festival Celebrating Diversity Opens With A Sassy Shrew Taming

Verve Festival Celebrating Diversity Opens With A Sassy Shrew Taming

Energetic Shakespeare kicks off new season. | By Stuart Black
Coming Soon: More Everyman Cinemas For London

Coming Soon: More Everyman Cinemas For London

Boutique chain plans 25 new sites for here and the south east. | By Stuart Black
What The Heck Is Canary Wharf Station Doing In The New Star Wars Film Rogue One?

What The Heck Is Canary Wharf Station Doing In The New Star Wars Film Rogue One?

Trailer shows stormtroopers running to catch Jubilee line train! | By Stuart Black
David Brent Is Cumin (Apparently) In Life On The Road: New Trailer

David Brent Is Cumin (Apparently) In Life On The Road: New Trailer

Ricky Gervais brings back The Office joker for movie. | By Stuart Black
London On The Box: Anna Friel In Marcella And Adrian Lester In Undercover

London On The Box: Anna Friel In Marcella And Adrian Lester In Undercover

Two promising London-set TV thrillers. | By Stuart Black
Bond Brunches: Live And Let Dine

Bond Brunches: Live And Let Dine

No Mr Bond, I expect you to have more bacon. | By Stuart Black
Essential Film Festivals In London This April

Essential Film Festivals In London This April

No more Netflix. | By Stuart Black
History Boy Becomes Douglas Adams’s Detective Dirk Gently

History Boy Becomes Douglas Adams’s Detective Dirk Gently

Samuel Barnett stars in new BBC adaptation. | By Stuart Black
Review: Tracy Letts’s Bug Will Get Under Your Skin

Review: Tracy Letts’s Bug Will Get Under Your Skin

James Norton and Kate Fleetwood bug out. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Renee Zellweger Returns To London To Have Bridget Jones’s Baby

Renee Zellweger Returns To London To Have Bridget Jones’s Baby

Watch the new trailer. | By Stuart Black
Batman’s Batman: Posh Knob Or Cockney Hardman?

Batman’s Batman: Posh Knob Or Cockney Hardman?

The evolution of Alfred the butler. | By Stuart Black
If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me Reviewed: Never Mind The Horrocks

If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me Reviewed: Never Mind The Horrocks

Northern scowl. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
How You Can Run Your Own Free Film Festival

How You Can Run Your Own Free Film Festival

A step-by-step online guide is now live. | By Stuart Black
Film Review: The Pass Tackles Football’s Dirty Secret

Film Review: The Pass Tackles Football’s Dirty Secret

A strike against homophobia. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
How London Leads The World In Movie Visual Effects

How London Leads The World In Movie Visual Effects

Soho-based teams have won last three Oscars. | By Stuart Black
Film Review: High-Rise Is A Fecund Orgy Of Excess

Film Review: High-Rise Is A Fecund Orgy Of Excess

Ben Wheatley does JG Ballard via Doctor Who. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
From Dr No To Dr Strangelove: The Amazing Film Sets Of Ken Adam

From Dr No To Dr Strangelove: The Amazing Film Sets Of Ken Adam

Legendary Bond designer died today. | By Stuart Black
Film Review: Every Parent’s Nightmare In The Ones Below

Film Review: Every Parent’s Nightmare In The Ones Below

Creepy directorial debut from The Night Manager writer. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Secret Theatre: Fascinating Pictures Show Backstage Shenanigans

Secret Theatre: Fascinating Pictures Show Backstage Shenanigans

Photographer spends a year in London's playhouses. | By Stuart Black
Film Review: Hitchcock/Truffaut Dissects The Directors

Film Review: Hitchcock/Truffaut Dissects The Directors

Solid documentary about two great filmmakers. | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Sprint Festival Of New Theatre Gets Off To Flying Start

Sprint Festival Of New Theatre Gets Off To Flying Start

Opening show Locus Amoenus is a winner. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
London Has Fallen Is The Worst Film About Our City Ever

London Has Fallen Is The Worst Film About Our City Ever

Gerard Butler sinks in a high tide of pigswill. | By Stuart Black ☆☆☆☆☆
A Melee Of March Film Festivals In London

A Melee Of March Film Festivals In London

Your month’s cinema sorted. | By Stuart Black
Computer-Penned Musical Beyond The Fence Reviewed

Computer-Penned Musical Beyond The Fence Reviewed

Do algorithms have rhythm? | By Stuart Black ★★★☆☆
Inside Secret Cinema (Sssshhh)

Inside Secret Cinema (Sssshhh)

We visit their new immersive screening. | By Stuart Black ★★★★☆
Londoner Sam Smith Dedicates Bond Oscar To LGBT Community

Londoner Sam Smith Dedicates Bond Oscar To LGBT Community

Plus other winners from the capital. | By Stuart Black
8 Stereotypes Londoners Have Of Northerners

8 Stereotypes Londoners Have Of Northerners

We sift fact from fiction. | By Stuart Black
London Goes Gothic For Tom Hardy's Taboo And Penny Dreadful Trailers

London Goes Gothic For Tom Hardy's Taboo And Penny Dreadful Trailers

TV shows eschew period stylings for steampunkerama. | By Stuart Black
007 Suggestions For The Next James Bond

007 Suggestions For The Next James Bond

Craig’s list for replacements. | By Stuart Black
Bush Theatre Heads To The High Street During £4m Redevelopment

Bush Theatre Heads To The High Street During £4m Redevelopment

£4 million revamp offers opportunity to reconnect with community. | By Stuart Black
Spook Central: John Le Carré’s London

Spook Central: John Le Carré’s London

How the great spy novelist has spun our city. | By Stuart Black
See The New Batmobile In Leicester Square This Weekend

See The New Batmobile In Leicester Square This Weekend

Dinner, dinner, dinner, dinner... | By Stuart Black
Watch Bafta Shorts 2016 On The Big Screen

Watch Bafta Shorts 2016 On The Big Screen

Terrific work well worth a cinema trip. | By Stuart Black
Behold The Latest Face Of Jack The Ripper

Behold The Latest Face Of Jack The Ripper

In an American time travel TV show no less. | By Stuart Black
Gay Football Flick To Kick Off BFI Festival

Gay Football Flick To Kick Off BFI Festival

The Pass will be opening night gala at Flare LGBT. | By Stuart Black
Sneak Peek: Immersive Goosebumps Show In Waterloo Vaults

Sneak Peek: Immersive Goosebumps Show In Waterloo Vaults

Designs for kids' favourite revealed. | By Stuart Black