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Review | Lana Del Rey – Lust For Life

Review | Lana Del Rey – Lust For Life

‘When I’m in the middle of making a record – especially now, when the world is in the middle of such a tumultuous period,’ Lana explains in the announcement for Lust for Life, as she considers her contribution to music, ‘amidst all the uncertainty, and as...
Review | 080 Barcelona Fashion Week

Review | 080 Barcelona Fashion Week

The month-long fashion week continued last week with the twice annual 080 Barcelona fashion week. This season. the shows were held in the grand Hospital de Sant Pau, an old working hospital which is now used as a museum and cultural centre – hosting all the...
Review | ‘Rose’ at HOME in Manchester

Review | ‘Rose’ at HOME in Manchester

The return of multi-award winning actress Dame Janet Suzman to the stage for the revival of a play by one of our greatest living gay playwrights, Martin Sherman, is a real moment. Sherman’s play, Rose, was first performed in London at the National Theatre in 1999. It...
Theatre review: Love In Idleness

Theatre review: Love In Idleness

Eve Best carries the evening in this rather uneven yet likeable war time comedy. This war time play by Terence Rattigan shows that even during times of great trauma we can all have a giggle at ourselves. It’s fun and frivolous but the political content and emotional...
Theatre review: Stephen Laughton’s ‘Run’

Theatre review: Stephen Laughton’s ‘Run’

In anticipation of seeing RUN, the critically acclaimed one-hander by writer Stephen Laughton, I found myself looking back at some of the great solo theatre that has influenced and inspired over the years. From autobiographical monologues to historical monodramas to...
Review | ‘Traumboy’ at the Contact, Manchester

Review | ‘Traumboy’ at the Contact, Manchester

Daniel is a sex worker.  Or so he tells us. But then Daniel has also been Leo and Antonio and is now known as Phil, at least to his clients. That’s if you believe any of what is presented as fact on stage in this one-man, one hour walk through the autobiography of a...
Review | ‘Killer’ at Shoreditch Town Hall

Review | ‘Killer’ at Shoreditch Town Hall

This world premiere by Philip Ridley is playing in rep along with his first, seminal play A Pitchfork Disney. Once again we find ourselves deep in the bowels of Shoreditch Town Hall for what is a chilling, intense and menacing evening. Killer is a series of three...
Review | ‘Us/Them’ at the National Theatre

Review | ‘Us/Them’ at the National Theatre

On 1 September 1, 2004, armed Chechen rebels stormed a school in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, taking approximately 1,200 adults and children hostage. The siege lasted three days and ended with more than 330 killed, including 186 children, and more than 700 people...
Theatre review | Picnic at Hanging Rock

Theatre review | Picnic at Hanging Rock

The Lyceum, Edinburgh Co-produced by Australia’s Malthouse Theatre, and Black Swan State Theatre Company Adapted for the theatre by Tom Wright, from the novel of the same name by Joan Lindsay Directed by Matthew Lutton Don’t let the title fool you – this isn’t a twee...
Review | Black Beauty – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Review | Black Beauty – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

When someone makes mention of that iconic “cuddy” (horse, to the non-Scottish speakers among you), many people of a certain age will spontaneously start humming the theme tune to the 1972 TV series at their unsuspecting friends/family members. So, already there is a...
Review | Christina Bianco ‘O Come, All Ye Divas’

Review | Christina Bianco ‘O Come, All Ye Divas’

It’s the Christmas gift that keeps on giving as impressionist extraordinaire Christina Bianco does everyone from Barbra Streisand and Bette Midler to Celine Dion and Cher with a sprinkling of Kate Bush, Keira Knightley and even Lorraine Kelly thrown in for fun....
Review | Ray’s Bar – Dalston, London

Review | Ray’s Bar – Dalston, London

If you’ve ever tumbled out of the Glory on a Friday night with an alcohol-induced carb craving, chances are you’ve wound up guzzling a ginormous, New York-style slice of pizza from Voodoo Rays, just north of Dalston Kingsland station. However, this month the good guys...
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