#Movie #Review #Berlinale 2016 – Bee’s Bunch

In February there is one unmissable thing in Berlin – the Berlinale. As usual, this film festival is about being eclectic and not all about ‘the competition.’ So the 16 films our reviewer, Sabine ‘Bee’ Koch, got to see, ranged from Japanese thrillers, Iranian ghost stories and the very first queer movie  – 1919’s silent […]

A Bee’s Guide to New York

Our intrepid explorer Sabine Koch heads to New York and tells us a few of her favourite haunts. Rest and Relaxation Check this place out. Who dares to enter? Well I do, since this particular parlour was a tip from a friend. Well, I’m among good company – Brooke Shields, Elijah Woods, heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis, and […]

Dazzled by The Dazzle

I really admire Andrew Scott for being such a champion of contemporary theatre. You can only see a certain amount of Shakespeare before craving something fresh. Sabine Koch reviews… Richard Greenberg’s play, The Dazzle, offers that in a real-life story with characters that are funny, irritating and heartbreaking. This is the UK premiere of the […]

REVIEW: Sound Unbound Festival at the Barbican

The ever busy Barbican Centre introduced a new event  – Sound Unbound, The Barbican Classical Weekender. Over the course of two days there were more than 80 concerts, musical vignettes, debates, films and anything else you can think of, all related to classical music – but in its different forms and incarnations from ancient to contemporary, […]