The 10 best Christmas films: a definitive list

Christmas films are typically saccharine, sentimental and shit. Movies like the dreadful Santa Clause series, or the eye wateringly bad Four Christmases threaten to turn even the cheeriest of souls into scrooges. Had Love Actually been set and released in October, its combination of predictable plotting, wooden dialogue and an unbearably upbeat tone would surely […]

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Based on the book…

Adaptations to stage are always an interesting endeavour. If they’re from films, you lack the multiple locations, the special effects, the cast of thousands; from books, there are just so many details – from inner monologues to vast descriptions – to be dealt with. Books can offer the most challenge, or at least the more […]

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