‘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...
I’d like to take you back in time. The year is 2003; you’re about seven or eight and you find yourself in a primary school classroom, sat on the scratchy carpet ready for afternoon registration. Your form tutor hobbles...
Madama Butterfly is a beautifully composed opera by Giacomo Puccini. This particular version, directed by Annilese Miskimmon takes this timeless tale, and sets it in the early 1950s, post-World War II and the War Brides act of 1945. Being...
Matthew Bourne is a genius. There is no other way to summarise the magnificent performance of Edward Scissorhands, which celebrated its first major revival at the Theatre Royal in Norwich this Tuesday. The ‘New Adventures’ production certainly lived up...
Arts writer Sophie Peters reviews Fiona Shaw's direction of The Rape of Lucretia.
The performance tonight is best summarised through a description of notable performances. Antony Sher’s presentation of Falstaff maintained its solid brilliance, as did – though to a lesser extent, given the character’s development and maturity in Part Two of...