Theatre Review – Hamlet (RSC)

Hamlet by William Shakespeare Royal Shakespeare Company Directed by Simon Godwin Reviewer: Andy Millward Denmark has been relocated to somewhere in West Africa, while Old Fortinbras’s Norway is presumably...

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,...

Review – People, Places and Things

People, Places and Things Headlong Theatre The Dorfman Theatre, Stage Door Avenue, London Written by: Duncan Macmillan Directed by: Jeremy Herrin Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom You know it's a winner when...

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...

The Holocaust – Depravity Committed Under the Cover of Science

A note to the reader: click on this link and begin reading as the violin begins to weep Ever since I was old enough to...

Why Representation Matters

Representation is a topic that is growing in momentum across the media. Though for the most part that media seems to be of a...

Obituary – Harper Lee – One author; One book; a world inspired.

Harper Lee was never comfortable with the instant and lasting fame that her début novel propelled her into, she even said on radio in...

Theatre Review – Sonder

Sonder Centrality Theatre The Cockpit, MaryleboneReviewer: Laura Shoebottom One homeless man in a city full of strangers and the impact of one random act of kindness, 'Sonder'...

Theatre Review: Enter Stage Write (Birmingham Rep)

Enter Stage Write Transition Stage Company The Birmingham Repertory Theatre Featuring writing from Stephanie Perry, Lynda Lewis, Abraham Adeyemi, Rebecca de Fargues, and Kevin Powis. Directed by Hannah Jones...

Frankenstein – Mary Shelley’s Promethean Tale

Who is the monster? This question, above all others, is what Mary Shelley's popular Gothic tale poses to us. Frankenstein is a novel inspired by the...