It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2017? Over the next fortnight we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 13 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2017.
Read on for nominees for the monsta for Film of the year. 2016 winner: The Pass
It was the casting of Eve Best which we were most excited by going into this show but it was the scene-stealing between act songs performed by Anne Reid (pictured above) which we came away from it talking about.
Read on for reasons including which director was in the bar at the interval
The Garrick Theatre had some success earlier this year with Griff Rhys Jones/Lee Mack comedy The Miser and this musical re-working of the Mel Brooks classic looks like it will be puttin’ on the Ritz with a cast including Ross Noble (see above) and Lesley Joseph. Runs 28/9 to February 2018. Tickets
Read on for reasons including Sir Ian McKellen, new Hurts and Strictly Comes Dancing does Annie