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No Snow Falls Here (Chris Brown)

Up in the high, dry peaks of the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range is where you’d find the world’s most pristine water. But that...

The Colour of Oak (James Turner)

The way that the sun rises up over the hills surrounding the lake really is quite beautiful. Red streaks of light explode into the...

Review: Son of a Preacher Man @ Theatre Royal Plymouth

In all honesty, before I got my tickets for this show, I knew very little about the song and even less about Dusty Springfield...

Hot off the press: 2018’s anticipated releases

Feel Free by Zadie Smith Feel Free is an upcoming book of essays by Zadie Smith, scheduled for release in February. Split into five sections –...

Art capsule: echoes of ’87

Andy Warhol, arguably the most famous pop artist of the twentieth century, passed away in his sleep from sudden post-operative arrhythmia after gallbladder surgery...

Review: Twenty Something @ The Bike Shed Theatre

Freya Bardell bursts onto the stage, gyrating to the Pussycat Dolls’ 'When I Grow Up'. I would say I was surprised, but then the...

Wherefore art thou 1987?

Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons Written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons, Watchmen was intended to showcase the unique artistic power...

“Britain’s rich literary tapestry”: art and UK Black History Month

In the spirit of Black History Month, I’d like to take a moment (or several) to put a spotlight on the works created by...

Review: Howie the Rookie @ The Barnfield Theatre

Mark O'Rowe's 1999 play, 'Howie the Rookie', is a frantic and tangled tale set in the midst of working-class Dublin. The two monologues that comprise...

Review: Hedda Gabler

How exactly does one adapt a play for a modern audience without losing too much of the flavour of the original? Frequently termed the...