Friday review: 15 September 2023
A Haunting in Venice, Blue Beetle, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, Building Bridges and Flyways are all in cinemas; You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah is on Netflix
Once upon a time, my high school went to Stratford-Upon-Avon to see an RSC production of The Merchant of Venice. It was an evening show so we had the afternoon to amuse ourselves.
Walking around the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, I saw Kenneth Branagh on the terrace outside the green room, in full Henry V regalia, having a quiet smoke during the matinée inte…