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: The Kite Runner (Birmingham REP)

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

Theatre Review – Bad Jews

Bad Jews Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Kenny Wax Limited and Simon Friend The New Alexandra Theatre  By Joshua Harmon Directed by Michael Longhurst  Reviewer: Mary Moncrieff  In an intensely cramped...

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,...

Theatre Review – See Bob Run

See Bob Run The Bread and Roses Theatre, Clapham Written by Daniel MacIvor Directed by Scott Le Crass Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom See Bob Run by Daniel MacIvor follows Bob...

Harry Potter and the Cronos Syndrome

The children of the 1990s, the entitled millennials, were quite a privileged generation, and among their many privileges, from being raised with the internet,...
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Theatre Review: John (National Theatre)

John National Theatre by Annie Baker Directed by James Macdonald Reviewer: Tom Baker Annie Baker is a realist playwright. Her plays typically call for sets to be dressed to...

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...
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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: Trying It On (Birmingham REP)

Trying It On David Edgar Birmingham REP Reviewer: Georgia Kelly David Edgar has been writing plays for over thirty years. Now, with his latest work Trying It On he finally...