Tag Archives: Tom Goodman-Hill

John Finnemore’s Double Acts: Penguin Diplomacy. Radio Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * * *

Cast: Martin Clunes, Tom Goodman-Hill.

There is always the chance that the storm in the South Atlantic could once more blow cold, that any disputed island off the South Americas might find itself part of an invasion or at least the warmth and cordial act of diplomacy and the polite conversation regarding the sexual appetites of Penguins.

The Secret Agent, Television Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 7/10

Cast: Toby Jones, Charlie Hamblett, Vicky McClure, Marie Critchley, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Raphael Acloque, Stephen Graham, Ian Hart, Tom Goodman-Hill, David Dawson, Ash Hunter, George Costigan, Pennie Downie, Selina Boyack, Philip Rosch, Christopher Fairbank, Chris Ryman.

It can only be a good thing that television is prepared at times to look back through the innumerable amount of books and novels from before the second world war, the wealth of words wrapped up in long forgotten dust sheets and only admired by students of English literature. At times, it is good that television does this, for it reminds the multitude that there is such a thing as a story without sensationalism and the need for lust to be shown at every possible moment.

Everest, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * *

Cast: Jason Clarke, Emily Watson, Sam Worthington, Josh Brolin, Kiera Knightley, Justin Salinger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Robin Wright, Mia Goth, Stormur Jón Kormákur Baltasarsson, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Clive Standen, Vanessa Kirby, John Hawkes, Elizabeth Debecki, Naoki Mori, Michael Kelly, Tim Dantay, Todd Boyce, Mark Derwin, Martin Henderson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Charlotte Bøving, Thomas M. Wright, Amy Schindler, Chris Reilly, Ang Phula Sherpa, Pemba Sherpa.

There will always be, one hopes, adventurers, people with spirit and explorers, pioneers, people who see the mountain in whatever shape and form it takes and relish the challenge of attaining their goal – even it means personal loss and possible risking of life; for without that risk, humanity becomes staid and placid.

The Imitation Game, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 9/10

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Kiera Knightley, Matthew Goode, Mark Stone, Charles Dance, Alan Leech, Tuppence Middleton, Rory Kinnear, Steven Waddington, Tom Goodman Hill, Matthew Beard, James Northcote, Alex Lawther, Jack Bannon.

 

Alan Turing was a hero of the British war effort in World War Two. His name is now lauded, researched and cheered for his significant part in saving many millions of lives during the darkest of days that shrouded Europe in a blanket of hate. It was due to fear and mistrust though that eventually saw the Professor take his own life in the cruellest of circumstances under a decade later.

The Thirteenth Tale, Television Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * *

Cast: Olivia Coleman, Vanessa Redgrave, Emily Beecham, Antonia Clarke, Alexandra Roach, Steven Mackintosh, Tom Goodman-Hill, Jacqueline Davis, Lizzie Hopley, Michael Jibson, Adam Long, Madeleine Power, Robert Pugh, Sophie Turner, Gordon Winter.

There are ghost stories and then there are those that play that little bit extra on the mind. They seep through the sub-conscious and get into your dreams during the night and play havoc with your waking hours. Even when the ghost is revealed, it still gets in to your head.