Authors Posts by Dan Struthers

Dan Struthers

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uncle vanya, inkwell productions, dante k

Uncle Vanya ‘thrives on Inkwell’s youthful cast and energy’

The play’s director, Ned Caderni, writes in a note to the audience, ‘Ian McKellen once said that young people shouldn’t ever play Vanya… oops’! But...
Love Simon, Wikimedia Commons

Love, Simon is a triumph “at a time when we need it more than...

It would be fair to say there’s a lot of pressure on Love, Simon to succeed; it has to portray a positive, yet truthful,...
the kite runner by Betty Zapata

The Kite Runner: reviewed

Upon entering the beautiful Norwich Theatre Royal, the sound of drums can be heard which transports the audience to slap bang in the middle...
stephen fry by Christian Payne on flickr

UEA Literary Festival: Stephen Fry

As Stephen Fry descends the stairs of Lecture Theatre 1, a strange awed hush falls over the crowd. Fry notices this effect he has,...
prinz-peter, pixabay

In my unpopular opinion: unrealistic sex on TV is more damaging than porn

Has there ever been a realistic portrayal of sex on TV? Rack your brains and try and think of an example which doesn’t involve...

Bad Sex in Fiction Awards: Venue’s favourites

The annual Bad Sex in Fiction Awards seeks to “draw attention to poorly written or redundant passages of sexual description in otherwise decent novels.”...