Brooklyn

When Ryan Gosling presented Saoirse Ronan with a Hollywood Film Award for Brooklyn, he pointed out that when he was 13 his performance experience was limited: “I was a back up dancer for my...

Everest

Everyone knows that Everest is dangerous, sometimes even fatally so. Yet, this doesn’t stop adventurers, adrenaline junkies and fantasists from dreaming of reaching the world’s highest summit....

Hedda Gabler

Often held up as the ‘female Hamlet’, Hedda Gabler exists in a tradition that too easily resembles a desert in terms of female leading roles. Thus, the comparison is not thoughtless. In Hedda,...

where language ends

Seeing shows at Talbot Rice always feels slightly like opening a door onto Narnia. With one unobtrusive entryway leading onto the stairwell straight from a cobbled street, and the other tucked into a...