Authors Posts by Dan Struthers

Dan Struthers

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Uncle Vanya ‘thrives on Inkwell’s youthful cast and energy’

The play’s director, Ned Caderni, writes in a note to the audience, ‘Ian McKellen once said that young people shouldn’t ever play Vanya… oops’! But...

Love, Simon is a triumph “at a time when we need...

It would be fair to say there’s a lot of pressure on Love, Simon to succeed; it has to portray a positive, yet truthful,...

The Kite Runner: reviewed

Upon entering the beautiful Norwich Theatre Royal, the sound of drums can be heard which transports the audience to slap bang in the middle...

UEA Literary Festival: Stephen Fry

As Stephen Fry descends the stairs of Lecture Theatre 1, a strange awed hush falls over the crowd. Fry notices this effect he has,...
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In my unpopular opinion: unrealistic sex on TV is more damaging...

Has there ever been a realistic portrayal of sex on TV? Rack your brains and try and think of an example which doesn’t involve...

Bad Sex in Fiction Awards: Venue’s favourites

The annual Bad Sex in Fiction Awards seeks to “draw attention to poorly written or redundant passages of sexual description in otherwise decent novels.”...