From a certain point of the day, swearing is censored from television and bodies are carefully pixelated to preserve modesty. These barriers are created to protect the modern day audiences. In adolescence in particular, there is a fixation on...
First taken by Jonathan Yeo in 2001, the role of Election Artist is a relatively new position, where artists are commissioned to create artworks throughout the campaign of the UK’s General Election and create a final piece for the...
‘Where are all the asexuals?’ is a question not often asked onstage. Sexuality is a topic that is more than welcome to be discussed and broadcast all over our media, but mostly only the heterosexual kind. Rant and Rave’s piece...
Meant to be Verdi’s last opera, Aida tells the story of the eponymous Ethiopian princess, captured by the Egyptian army and taken to Memphis to become a slave to Amneris, the Pharaoh’s daughter. Aida must hide her true identity while...
I had never been to an opera before. I had never indulged in operatic music (apart from the one time I went to see Phantom of the Opera). I had never been to watch a piece of work on...
As someone who has not seen the Whoopi Goldberg film adaptation of Sister Act, I sat down in the theatre without a point of comparison, which I thought would allow for a more measured review of the stage production....