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Interview with Joshua Liburd of Tangle, the southwest’s African Caribbean theatre company

It’s late in the afternoon on a weekday. I review the limited information that I am able to accumulate about my interviewee prior to our conversation...

Review: Napoleon Disrobed @ Plymouth Theatre Royal

What would have happened if Napoleon had escaped from exile in St Helena and attempted to get back to France to reclaim his former...

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest @ Theatre Royal Plymouth

Despite it being 123 years, almost to the day, since the debut performance of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, his works continue...

Review: ‘Everything I Know About Love’ by Dolly Alderton

The best advice to deal with public embarrassment is definitely the reassurance that ‘the worst experiences are the best anecdotes’. At those times when...

Review: The Wind in the Willows @ Cygnet Theatre

The classic children’s tale of The Wind in The Willows is brought to life in this engaging and lively performance by The Pocketwatch Theatre...

Review: Cinderella @ Theatre Royal Plymouth

Cinderella, set in the Blitz? What seems like an initially challenging concept to imagine is proven to not just work, but enchant. Matthew Bourne...

Auld Lang Syne (Neha Shaji)

Somewhere, beneath the gauze of layers wrapped round and round her soul, Clarissa has a steady centre. She doesn't always know what it is,...

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...

‘I show up, with all these opinions’: Review: Katherine Ryan @ Plymouth Pavilions

The Glitter Room. Katherine Ryan’s tour certainly was aptly named. Striding onstage, shoes clicking to the rhythm of Barns Courtney’s Glitter and Gold, Ryan’s...

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...