Inkwell Productions set up by UEA students Seàn Bennett and Keelan Swift-Stalley with their friend Ruby Lambert, staged Jack Thorne’s Stacy, at Etcetera Theatre, London. Ned Caderni and Caoimhe Blair both made their debuts, in producing and directing respectively. The...
The orchestra sits eager and smiling, they know what's coming. The audience chatters with nervous anticipation as the tuning begins; the lights dim as our conductor, Jan Latham-Koenig steps onto the stage. Polite applause and then silence. ‘L'italiana in Algeri’...
‘It’s a real bugger to turn it into a pantomime, because the characters don’t really fit,’ remarks Sam Went, one of the two co-writers of Game of Thrones: The Pantomime. His voice comes through on the phone whilst at...
The Spring Literary festival most recently saw Jean McNeil in conversation with John Boyne, the award winning writer known for novels such as The Boy in Stripped Pyjamas and The Heart’s Invisible Furies. Director of the festival, Philip Langeskov,...
Canadian-born writer Rachel Cusk’s controversial memoirs about motherhood and divorce, together with the recent Outline-trilogy, have made it so that writers and critics often couples her name with the term autofiction. Although she herself does not use that term...
Halloween is long gone, but thankfully a little bit of horror is always in season. The House on Cold Hill, based on Peter James’ novel, centres around a family who have moved from Brighton to an abandoned monk’s abbey...