Having not seen the stage production of The Woman in Black before, I am not ashamed to confess that I entered the theatre with great expectations. For those who don’t know, the play continues Arthur Kipps’ quest to lay...
‘Giamaco Casanova’, the infamous womanizer, philanderer and sex addict - essentially, the Italian 18th century version of Sex Gods like George Clooney. History has painted him as a man who dabbles in debauchery and involves himself in a range...
Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party occupies a fond place in British popular culture not usually reserved for either plays or pieces of cultural criticism. Which is exactly what it is, a play which critiques both the pretensions to culture and...
Dougie and I like to think of ourselves as a pair of fairly cultured swines. When we heard that the UEA orchestra and choir were performing Verdi’s Requiem in town, we couldn’t resist the opportunity to pootle down and...
Ian Kelly jokes at the start of our interview that to remember him from his very brief appearance in Harry Potter as Hermonie’s dad, perhaps slightly undermines his academic credentials: and it is true. While Ian’s acting career has...
When we think of crime fiction, we tend to think of gritty US cities and tired detectives in trench coats. But the themes of crime fiction (murder, suspicion and police politics, among others) are universal, and as such, do...