Authors Posts by Shelby Cooke

Shelby Cooke

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Time, illness and Melancholia

Time. It’s our human instinct to fear it, to be cautious of it, to fight it. Our entire existences are dominated by time and...
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Review: La Traviata at the Norwich Theatre Royal

Don’t be scared. Yes, the title says ‘Opera’ with some Italian name, but no, that does not mean it’s too high culture for you....

Venue goes backstage: Macbeth at the Norwich Theatre Royal

Last spring one of the UK’s most reputable theatre institutions, the National Theatre, staged a new production of Macbeth, Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy. Directed by...

Review: Macbeth at the Norwich Theatre Royal

‘Now, after a civil war'; The provocative setting for Rufus Norris’s controversial adaptation of Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy, Macbeth. Set in a 2020s dystopian Scotland,...
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Enterprise Centre continues commitment to sustainability

The Enterprise Centre offers a vast array of opportunities and support to UEA students, as well as to the wider community of Norwich. For...
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American (M)animals, Fight Club and how toxic masculinity has morphed

On September 9th, famed ornithologist Hubert Strorman left Portsmouth’s No6 Cinema in a right huff and started ranting in the street. The rant was...