London Road

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Tom Hardy's 20 best film performances – ranked!
The actor’s latest movie, Capone, further builds upon his beefy and menacing screen presence, but there is another side that shines through in some of Hardy’s great roles

Peter Bradshaw

14, May, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Make ’em laugh? Serial killers, suicide and now a Sheffield estate are the grit of musicals | Stephanie Merritt
Richard Hawley’s plan to tell the story of Park Hill estate in song and dance shows how the genre is changing

Stephanie Merritt

04, Mar, 2018 @12:02 AM

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Carol leads nominations for UK Critics' Circle awards
Todd Haynes’s forbidden-romance drama emerges as main contender, with seven nods, followed by 45 Years, Mad Max, The Revenant and Steve Jobs

Andrew Pulver

15, Dec, 2015 @5:55 PM

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The best films of 2015 so far – UK
Gathering together the best movies released in the UK this year, updated weekly

Guardian film

01, Sep, 2015 @12:30 PM

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Jurassic World success drives monster audiences before Spectre and Star Wars
The year began with pundits predicting record-breaking numbers for a trio of blockbusters – Avengers: Age of Ultron, Spectre and Star Wars – one of which the returning dinosaurs have already squashed

Charles Gant

16, Jun, 2015 @3:49 PM

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London Road review – adaptation of ‘Ipswich ripper’ stage musical
Uncomfortable truths surface as local residents deal with the media firestorm ignited by the murders of five women in 2006

Mark Kermode

14, Jun, 2015 @7:00 AM

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London Road: a deadly serious song and dance round the houses
Rufus Norris’s adaptation of the National Theatre musical, about the 2006 murder of prostitutes in Ipswich, offers a unique and disturbing take on tragedy

Alex von Tunzelmann

12, Jun, 2015 @4:14 PM

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London Road review – gripping, macabre verbatim musical about real-life serial murders
The complex psychological effects that the Ipswich murders had on the town’s residents made for a uniquely gripping stage show in 2010 – and the film version is another triumph

Peter Bradshaw

11, Jun, 2015 @2:30 PM

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London Road: unlike any serial killer film you've seen before
In 2006, the murder of five prostitutes made one quiet Ipswich street notorious. Five years later, London Road’s darkest days were turned into a musical, and now that show has become a film. Rufus Norris and Alecky Blythe talk about telling the residents’ story in their own words – down to every last ‘um’ and ‘er’

Tom Seymour

09, Jun, 2015 @3:27 PM

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Ipswich murders film shows how street of terror has regained its pride
This week sees the film premiere of London Road, a musical based on one of Britain’s most infamous serial killings. Local people say the area has finally moved on from a tragic time

Vanessa Thorpe, arts and media correspondent

06, Jun, 2015 @11:05 PM

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The 10 best things to do this week
From clubbing in the Glasgow School of Art to apocalyptic comedy in London, here are some of the next seven days’ most interesting cultural activities

Rachel Aroesti

05, Jun, 2015 @2:10 PM

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