About Steve Dinneen

I'm the editor of City A.M. The Magazine, and editor of the daily newspaper's Life&Style section. We cover food, going out, art, technology and travel. I like to write about restaurants, theatre and video games.

2019 Articles

The Immersive Wolf Of Wall Street review: A trading tragedy
The Immersive Wolf Of Wall Street review: A trading tragedy
The Immersive Wolf Of Wall Street, a theatrical event that promises to transport you into the hedonistic world of crooked [...]
November 29, 2019
My Brilliant Friend at the National Theatre review
My Brilliant Friend at the National Theatre review
Taking place over two sittings, each more than two and a half hours long, My Brilliant Friend promises to be [...]
November 29, 2019
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at Bridge Theatre review: Perfect family fun
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at Bridge Theatre review: Perfect family fun
Christmas is not typically a high-point for theatre, but parents seeking something beyond this season’s repertoire of pantomimes should look [...]
November 29, 2019
Dora Maar at the Tate Modern review: Forget what you think you know
Dora Maar at the Tate Modern review: Forget what you think you know
Like so many women throughout history, Dora Maar is best known for her connection to a more famous man. For [...]
November 29, 2019
Rodrigues: The  Indian Ocean’s  hidden paradise
Rodrigues: The Indian Ocean’s hidden paradise
Walking into Rodrigues’ Reserve François Leguat is one of those wild moments that will stay with you forever. As you [...]
November 29, 2019
Death Stranding review: Hideo Kojima's game about delivering parcels hits dizzying highs and terrible lows
Death Stranding review: Hideo Kojima's game about delivering parcels hits dizzying highs and terrible lows
There’s an entire genre of games disparagingly referred to as “walking simulators”. In most of them, walking is simulated in [...]
November 20, 2019
AirPods Pro	review: An incredible step up to the top table of mobile audio for Apple
AirPods Pro review: An incredible step up to the top table of mobile audio for Apple
Apple’s regular AirPods leave me cold. They look daft, with their elongated stalks – often compared to toothbrush heads – [...]
November 15, 2019
Chef's Table: Flor's James Lowe invites My Dad Wrote a Porno creator Alice Levine for lunch
Chef's Table: Flor's James Lowe invites My Dad Wrote a Porno creator Alice Levine for lunch
The Lunch: Bread; Anchovy toast, lardo di colonnata, marjoram; Scarlet prawns, orange yuzu kosho; Palourde clam flatbread, spenwood, vin jaune, [...]
November 4, 2019
Doctor Sleep film review: Returning to the Overlook Hotel is a joy in this mid-tier horror
Doctor Sleep film review: Returning to the Overlook Hotel is a joy in this mid-tier horror
Stephen King hated Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of The Shining. He didn’t like the way Kubrick’s film existed purely in the [...]
November 1, 2019
The Antipodes at the National Theatre: An excruciating look at the creative process
The Antipodes at the National Theatre: An excruciating look at the creative process
Writing stories is hard. This seems to be the message behind Annie Baker’s new play The Antipodes, an excrutiating, self-indulgent [...]
November 1, 2019
24/7 at Somerset House review: The story of a world in flux
24/7 at Somerset House review: The story of a world in flux
For an exhibition about how fragmented and confusing modern life can be, 24/7 at Somerset House has an appropriately short [...]
November 1, 2019
New iPad 2019 review: A solid machine and an absolute steal at just £349
New iPad 2019 review: A solid machine and an absolute steal at just £349
Almost a decade has passed since the release of the first generation iPad, a device that created an entire category [...]
November 1, 2019
Artist Gavin Turk on getting arrested,  collecting junk and trying to save the planet
Artist Gavin Turk on getting arrested, collecting junk and trying to save the planet
A generation of artists and musicians and filmmakers are starting to engage with climate change in the way creators in [...]
October 30, 2019
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits at the Royal Academy review: There's genius at play, but it's shrouded in darkness
Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits at the Royal Academy review: There's genius at play, but it's shrouded in darkness
Wandering through the life of Lucian Freud, from awkward teen to darkly handsome young man to disheveled old artist, I [...]
October 25, 2019