Culture

Nabucco

Verdi’s Nabucco is the second in a set of three operas, which occupied the Edinburgh Playhouse from 30 March to 1 April. This trio, including La Boheme and Aida, is curated and directed by Ellen Kent in conjunction with Opera & Ballet...

Chess: The Musical

When telling people that I was going to see Chess: The Musical, they questioned why I would be interested in seeing actors don cumbersome costumes as they danced across a large chessboard. The reality, however, was a much more promising premise...

Offside

Future Theatre’s production of Offside was a fast-paced performance full of energy and intensity, exploring the role of football as a tool in the search for women’s freedom, stretching from the late 19th century to today. The cast of three...

How to Sell a War

A comic caricature of American office life, set in the propaganda office of the US Military during the Second World War, How to Sell a War is witty, humorous and poignant; the perfect platform for showcasing new talent from Bedlam Theatre.  ...

The Nether

Tucked away above the trendy Bistro Place restaurant, Checkpoint, Theatre Paradok’s most recent production, The Nether, is leaving audiences both haunted and intrigued.   In our current world, rapid technological advancements have provided us...

Blackwell’s Presents: What makes a book rare?

Bring Andrew Hunter a book from 1900 and he might scoff. Hunter, an antiquarian bookseller from Blackwell’s in Oxford’s Rare Books department, trades only truly old and rare books. His talk at Blackwell’s as part of the Rare Books Festival...

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