It’s clear to see why society loves stories as much as we do. Whether they be legends, fables, myths, fairy tales, or poems, stories have been an integral part of human history for thousands of years, and many of...
When e-books started blowing up, they were received like the devil: everyone in the bookish community was angry about their existence for one reason or another. When asked why they prefer physical books, most readers will say something about...
Night One A highlight of each academic year, the Minotaur Theatre Company Shorts Festival began with Bobbi Sleafer-Nunes’ Palm Readers. A precisely constructed play with an unusual focus, it presents a young couple’s struggle with intimate adversity. Before the curtains re-open,...
The world of art is a prestigious one that can often seem mysterious to the ordinary eye. We stand back and admire, usually in awe or confusion, and wish that we could create something of similar wonder. Art galleries...
Nothing happens. Nobody comes, nobody goes. It’s awful. These are not my words, dear reader, these are the words of Estragon – a character from Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. While this exclamation of frustration seems rather simplistic, it does...
Performed at the Norwich Theatre Royal as part of the Glyndebourne Tour, Brett Dean’s adaptation of Hamlet has been greatly praised since it was launched last June at the Glyndebourne festival. The adaptation brings to life Shakespeare’s play, with...