Review – The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde 
The Vaudeville Theatre, London
 Directed by Adrian Noble Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom    This show has absolutely everything; a phenomenal cast, who work...

Finding fulfilment as a creative

There are many stories of artists in constant battle with themselves, many suffering periods of depression or even madness, that it has perhaps become...

Theatre Review – Single Spies

Single Spies by Alan Bennett Presented by Chichester Festival Theatre & Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Directed by Rachel Kavanaugh Reviewer: Sam Chipman In his book Writing Home Bennett confesses that espionage interests...

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 Review – Sideways

Sideways By Rex Pickett St James Theatre, London Director: David Grindley Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom What do you get when you mix a lot of wine, two best friends and...

Theatre Review – The Mikado (ENO)

The Mikado English National Opera Music by Arthur Sullivan and lyrics by W.S Gilbert  Directed by Jonathan Miller Reviewer: Andy Millward This being a revival of Jonathan Miller‘s famed and oft-repeated 1987 production of Gilbert and Sullivan‘s, The...

Trained Actor, Still In Training – Lesson One – Professionalism

Acting - they say it's like driving a car. First, you learn how to pass your driving test. Then you become a good driver...
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Theatre Review: The Twilight Zone (Almeida Theatre)

The Twilight Zone Almedia Theatre Based on stories by Rod Serling, Charles Beaumont and Richard Matheson Adapted by Anne Washburn Directed by Richard Jones Reviewer: Tom Baker Put it down...
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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...

Theatre Review: The Kite Runner (Birmingham REP)

The Kite Runner is showing at The Birmingham REP from 13th - 24th March.