Life as a fifteen year old girl can be hard. But living in London it can be difficult to remember just how hard. In conflict zones across the world just the basic struggle to survive is a daily reality. In her, a live graphic novel, combining stage action, film and animation through clever technology, writerContinue reading “her – Half Moon Theatre”
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Christmas Turkey – the perfect performance?
‘Baby, it’s cold outside.’ Sang Dean Martin. But in the song the winter chill and falling snowflakes were all part of the Christmas magic. That’s not the same for everyone. For many there’s no delight in snow, no opportunity to warm up with mulled wine, no open fire around which to sing, and no familyContinue reading “Christmas Turkey – the perfect performance?”
My Mother Said I Never Should
St James Theatre Running until May 21st 2016 It’s the first time Charlotte Keatley’s play has been performed in London in 25 years, but this production of My Mother Said I Never Should, produced by Tiny Fires and running at St James Theatre, suggests that the capital has been waiting that long. It’s easy toContinue reading “My Mother Said I Never Should”
Bruce Nixon – A Better World is Possible
Catastrophe is inevitable believes Nixon. Climate change, peak everything, destruction of the ecosystem, poverty and economic injustice, violence, war, terrorism and the threat of nuclear annihilation: the combination of them all threatens to engulf our world. The problems are not ones that can be solved by sticking plasters and short term measures, but a changeContinue reading “Bruce Nixon – A Better World is Possible”
What makes a festival?
Conference for Festivals: ‘Capacity to Endure’ 7, 8, 9 November 2012 The Southbank Centre and The Barbican Festivals have been having a tough time of it. Thousands are held every year, spanning all types of music, arts and culture, and from a high point a couple of years ago, economic and environmental pressures have caused some crashes.Continue reading “What makes a festival?”