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Posted on 9 April 2018 | 6:40 am
Who is Sally Ann Matthews? Coronation
The SunWho is Sally Ann Matthews? Coronation Street's Jenny Bradley who is the on-screen wife of Johnny ConnorThe SunThese include her troubled relationship with her father and Rita's partner, Alan Bradley (Mark Eden), his death when he is killed in a tram accident after chasing Rita in Blackpool, and a brief underage romance with married man Robert Weston (Philip ...and more »
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 2:45 am
Coming Clean, King's Head Theatre / Twilight
The Arts DeskComing Clean, King's Head Theatre / Twilight Song, Park Theatre reviews - gay-themed first and last plays falterThe Arts DeskThe one strand which might have been more interestingly developed is between Uncle Harry (Philip Bretherton) and his covert lover Charles (Hugh Ross, very fine), blighted by pre-1967 fear of imprisonment. Scene from Twilight Song Instead the interest ...and more »
Posted on 1 August 2017 | 2:08 am
Christopher Eccleston celebrates with the
Christopher Eccleston celebrates with the cast of Twilight Song on opening nightWhatsOnStage.comKevin Elyot's last play before his death in 2014 received its premiere at the Park Theatre this week. The cast includes Adam Garcia, Paul Higgins, Bryony Hannah, Hugh Ross and Philip Bretherton. They celebrated the opening night at the after party with ...and more »
Posted on 19 July 2017 | 8:53 am
Twilight Song review at the Park Theatre,
The StageTwilight Song review at the Park Theatre, London – 'amusing but clunky'The StageWhile they prepare to go out for dinner with kindly Uncle Charlie (a delightfully nuanced performance from Hugh Ross) and his one-time lover and now family man, Harry (Philip Bretherton), a series of dashed ambitions and illicit liaisons is revealed ...Twilight Song review – Kevin Elyot reveals lives unchanged by gay liberationThe GuardianReview: Twilight Song (Park Theatre)WhatsOnStage.comReview of Kevin Elyot's Twilight Song at Park TheatreLondon Theatre 1Financial Times -Entertainment Focusall 11 news articles »
Posted on 18 July 2017 | 6:00 am
Iain Dale: Now here’s a thought. Let’s
My first show was on Monday, at the Pleasance, and was called Tony Benn’s last tape. It was a one man show, with Philip Bretherton playing Tony Benn in his twilight days, struggling to cope with the fact that he must now leave his fight to others.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:49 am
Edinburgh fringe theatre 2015 review –
I urge you to see it. Dialling down the intensity several notches was Tony’s Last Tape (Pleasance Forth), in which Philip Bretherton gives a touching portrayal of Tony Benn, rambling about his own funeral speech into tape recorders from beyond the grave.
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 9:36 pm
Fringe Preview: Bringing Tony Benn to life
‘Today he has decided to make his last tape...’ Written by Andy Barrett, actor Philip Bretherton plays the controversial figure, who died in March 2014, in the solo piece based on Benn’s famous political diaries. However, as he reveals, originally ...
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 8:19 pm
Stafford Festival Shakespeare: Bickering
A REAL-life couple are preparing to take to the stage to play one of Shakespeare's most iconic partnerships. Philip Bretherton and Sherry Baines are playing the famously witty Benedick and Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing at Stafford Castle this summer ...
Posted on 21 June 2015 | 5:08 am
Theatre Review: Tony’s Last Tape @
Andy Barrett’s craftily written script combined with Philip Bretherton’s precise acting made Tony’s Last Tape a great success. The original play sees an elderly Antony Neil Wedgwood ‘Tony’ Benn, the British Labour politician, having risen in the ...
Posted on 1 March 2015 | 6:00 pm