Interview with actress Tracy-Ann Oberman

Tracy-Ann Oberman admits she is lucky to have had such a varied career. From a familiar face on the small screen in EastEnders and Dr Who, plus more recent comedies Toast of London and Friday Night Dinner, to theatre work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and more recently, the stage show Stepping Out, her career has been nothing…

Theatre review: Hamlet

Despite studying English Literature at GCSE, A-level and at degree level, I somehow managed to avoid focusing on Hamlet. I much preferred the comedies: Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, All’s Well That Ends Well, A Midsummer Night’s Dream… all those obviously light-hearted stories that had a hint of darkness underneath it all, but were…

Film review: Hampstead

Recently widowed Emily (Diane Keaton) lives on the top floor of a beautiful converted building in the desirable north London suburb of Hampstead, with a view over the Heath. She volunteers at a charity shop, has a doting adult son and a group of friends who also live in her block. But her philandering husband…

Restaurant review: The Old Brewery

The Old Brewery, The Pepys Building, The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London SE10 9LW www.oldbrewerygreenwich.com With a brewing history dating back 350 years and once supplying the Royal Hospital’s Pensioners with their three-pints-a-day ration, Young’s has reinvented The Old Brewery, overlooking the river behind the elegant façade of Sir Christopher Wren’s Royal Naval College in Greenwich. The pub/restaurant has relaxed…