This Week on the DCMG Websites

Here's a round up of all the articles this week on The DreamCage and AlbieMedia websites...

Monday 5th August

On AlbieMedia

"this will shatter all your "tutu and lunchbox" illusions of Ballet"

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 23: Swan Lake ...

With Radio Active's 40th Anniversary Show ready to hit the Edinburgh Fringe from Wednesday 7th until Sunday 25th August , a reminder of Barnaby Eaton-Jones review of a recent Radio Active show and EXCLUSIVE interviews with the cast...

Tuesday 6th August

On The DreamCage

"A real contender for my book of the year."

Always searching for a new crime novel to read, Steve Taylor-Bryant uncovers A Shroud of Leaves by Rebecca Alexander, thanks to Titan Books...
On AlbieMedia

"It's the perfect way to include people who may otherwise not have access to a more "traditional" and shushy classical music concert."

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 24: Relaxed Prom and Prom 25: Tchaikovsky, Sibelius & Weinberg ...

Wednesday 7th August

On The DreamCage

"it had an emotional effect on me that I thought was long gone"

Steve Taylor-Bryant put himself forward to watch The Candidate, out now thanks to Signature Entertainment...

On AlbieMedia

"it's the late prom tonight that I think a lot of people will be interested in as we get a selection of movie themes from sci fi films"

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 26: Mozart's Requiem and Prom 27: The Sound of Space: Sci-Fi Film Music ...

"so much more than an anarchic comedy, think The Odd Couple meets British Inception on a campsite."

Daniel White watched Past Tents, a new play by David J Keogh and Seth Jones...

Thursday 8th August

On The DreamCage

"It was somehow inaccessible to me and I’m really not sure why. "

Steve Taylor-Bryant read The Triumph of the Spider Monkey by Joyce Carol Oates, thanks to Hard Case Crime...

On AlbieMedia

"Borodin was only a hobby composer, his day-job was as a doctor and chemist"

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 28: Rachmaninov, Borodin & Huw Watkins ...

"Sylvian's vocal glides through this track effortlessly; like silk wafting on a gentle breeze."

Jimmy Hunter's #SotD79 this week is Life in Tokyo by Japan...

"Okay, okay, I admit it. I'm a fan of the Beach Boys, I always have been."

Thirty years on from release, Susan Omand remembers the album Still Cruisin'...

Friday 9th August

On The DreamCage

Steve Taylor-Bryant watched Domino, thanks to Signature Entertainment, and wonders why Brian de Palma has fallen out of favour with the money men...

"It starts with a feather on a breeze" that falls in a really annoying way. This week's Was This Always Weird podcast looks back at Forrest Gump. Run, Matt and Cody, Run!

On AlbieMedia

"there will be something here that everyone knows so you can dance, dance, dance all night. Twice."

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Proms 29 and 30: The Warner Brothers Story ...

Saturday 10th August

On The DreamCage

"What if Superheroes were never “chosen”? What if, in a hero’s backstory, they never really fell into a well, or escaped an alien planet?"

Kraig Taylor-Bryant watched a different kind of superhero show and caught up with The Boys, available now on Amazon Prime...

Since it's Mark Kermode's Film of the Week on BFIplayer this week, a reminder of Tony Cross' thoughts on the documentary Back to Berlin...

On AlbieMedia

"This doesn't mean it's all hearts and flowers lovey-dovey stuff"

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 31: Brahms, Bruckner & Strauss ...

Sunday 11th August

On AlbieMedia

"the morose melancholy and frantic anxiety is strong with this one"

Susan Omand has a quick look at the programme for Prom 32: An Alpine Symphony and Prom 33: Mahler, Schubert & Glanert ...

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