Dracula – The greatest Gothic story ever told

Dracula could be named the quintessential Gothic horror novel and no soul would hear a word of argument from me. Since the first time I...

Wuthering Heights – a twisted romance

Call me strange. Call me weird. Call me twisted. I have always found stories with darker themes, tones and events to be much more...

The Cost of Drama School Training

As I approach the end of my time at Birmingham School of Acting, and the prospect of entering the already overcrowded acting industry, I...

Theatre Review: Amadeus (National Theatre)

Amadeus By Peter Shaffer National TheatreReviewer: Andy Millward Taking on a production of the late and great Peter Schaffer‘s masterpiece Amadeus is an act of bravado, not something to be...

Could another Rickman or Bowie emerge in modern society?

Both Alan Rickman and David Bowie died recently, taken from us by cancer, both aged 69: but that was not the only thing they...

Theatre Etiquette: For the love of theatre behave yourselves!

As a regular theatre-goer, and having completed three graduate year drama school shows in the past six months, I find myself frequently frustrated by...
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Book Review: After Kathy Acker – A Biography by Chris Kraus

Kathy Acker, a writer perhaps better known by reputation than from her actual writing, was in many ways a pioneer of the kind of...
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Theatre Review: The Lady from the Sea (Donmar Warehouse)

The Lady from the Sea Donmar Warehouse by Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Elinor Cook Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah Reviewer: Tom Baker How long can the truth...

Review – The Lord of the Flies

The Lord of the Flies Regent’s Park Theatre Ltd At Birmingham Repertory Theatre Novel by William Golding Adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams Directed by Timothy Sheader Co-Directed by...

Emma Rice & The Globe: A recipe that was bound to turn sour

The arts world has been largely critical of the decision for Emma Rice to step down from her post of Artistic Director at Shakespeare's Globe,...