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Dogfight at Southwark Playhouse | Theatre review

Dogfight at Southwark Playhouse
THEATRE REVIEW

Tarento Productions does it again – brings a storming, relevant, fresh piece of theatre to the Southwark Playhouse dotted with electrifying new talent and edge. This time, after the success of the Titanic musical last year, is [read more]

The Duchess of Malfi at the New Diorama | Theatre review

The Duchess of Malfi at the New Diorama
THEATRE REVIEW

This 17th century Jacobean classic was successfully adapted by director Natalie York to portray the tragic tale of violent revenge fuelled by jealousy and lust. Set in 16th century Italy, the story follows a Duchess who secretly marries a [read more]

Porgy and Bess at Regent’s Park Open Air | Theatre review

Porgy and Bess at Regent’s Park Open Air
THEATRE REVIEW

Timothy Sheader’s refreshing production of Porgy and Bess perfectly juxtaposes the hardships of South Carolina with the joys of song and dance. A play written by whites about an impoverished African American community, George [read more]

Joshua Raffell: Craft and Controversy at Studio 1.1 | Exhibition review

Joshua Raffell: Craft and Controversy at Studio 1.1
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Situated deep in the heartland of gentrification and club kid nostalgia known as Shoreditch, Studio 1.1 welcomes you to the (not so) triumphant return of Joshua Raffell.  In a nutshell what you have here is a series of grotesque handmade [read more]

Searcys restaurant opens the doors to London’s most exclusive view for six weeks

Searcys restaurant opens the doors to London’s most exclusive view for six weeks

Right at the top of Norman Foster’s most iconic building, the Gherkin, Searcys is one of London’s most exclusive restaurants. Its spectacular 360-degree view under the glass dome is open to the public for the first time to [read more]

Thérèse Raquin at the Park | Theatre review

Thérèse Raquin at the Park
THEATRE REVIEW

Imagine dark and dreary Parisian streets in 1860, incest, lust and murder. You would be visualising Emile Zola’s novel Thérèse Raquin, a gothic tragedy that shocked the higher classes into labelling the literary work as [read more]

Engineers – Always Returning | Album review

Engineers – Always Returning
ALBUM REVIEW

Engineers’ fourth offering Always Returning is a rich, textured record comprised of sweeping, cinematic soundscapes and intricate and intelligent detail. It is mature, and yet it seems to exist outside of any particular time-frame or [read more]

The Flood at the Hope | Theatre review

The Flood at the Hope
THEATRE REVIEW

Alzheimer’s has ensnared the lives of Arthur and Grace Smith. After 50 years of marriage, Grace’s decaying memory haunts the couple’s Yorkshire household, continually dredging painful reveries from the past and plunging Arthur [read more]

The Long Road South at the Hope | Theatre review

The Long Road South at the Hope
THEATRE REVIEW

It’s the mid 1960s in suburban Midwest America, and while Andre and Grace, the Price family’s “coloured help”, spend the sweltering summer raking lawns and polishing silver, the African-American Civil Rights Movement is bubbling [read more]

The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz | Movie review

The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz
MOVIE REVIEW

In Ancient Athens, the Athenian codes of law were inscribed on wooden blocks placed in public spaces. The reason for this was the Greek belief that each of its citizens, regardless of wealth, should have access to the law. Over 2,000 years [read more]

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