For their opening night at Norwich’s Theatre Royal, the English Touring Opera delivered a refreshingly clear interpretation of Mozart’s much-loved opera, The Marriage of Figaro. As someone who was relatively new to the world of opera, I found the...
Author of The Song of Achilles and recent release Circe, Madeline Miller is perhaps the most exciting voice of contemporary mythology retellings. The Song of Achilles, her first novel, narrates the story of the Iliad, following the lovers Achilles...
Minotaur Theatre Company's comedy double bill Bouncers and Shakers features two plays by John Godber and John Godber and Jane Thornton respectively. The night kicked off with a production of Shakers, a play about four girls working in a...
As I sat on one of the chairs that surround a white, sand-like patch of ground that serves as stage, I could tell that Frogman was far from a usual show. I put on a VR mask that took...
You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover – or at least that’s what they say. Looking past the outside is supposed to help avoid superficial feelings and wronged expectations, and even develop a deeper understanding of the story....
Why do we celebrate books? Well, the simple answer to that is because they’re important. But that just creates more questions: why are they important? What do they do? How should we celebrate them? Does the way we celebrate them...