Online Arts and Lit editor, Manon Martini, interviews the cast of Mark Leipacher’s Macbeth – Partners of Greatness.
Live Review: BSO – Life Over Death
Clemence Smith writes a review of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
EUTCo’s ‘A Clockwork Orange’
When: 17th – 20th January 2018 at 19:30 Where: Exeter Northcott Theatre Tickets: £15 (concession £12) Available from: https://exeternorthcott.co.uk/calendar/a-clockwork-orange/ A Clockwork Orange is an iconic story, most well known from Burgess’s original novel and Kubrick’s 1971 film. EUTCo’s 2018 production seeks to explore concepts of power and control both within the family unit and an external […]
Review: Spamalot @ Exeter Northcott
Ham and jam and Spam(alot): a grim combination but a lovingly revived musical, Spamalot brings you the classic gags from the loved Monty Python and the Holy Grail. From floppy fish to bible bashing and even nipple tassles (a fabulous new edition), this show has the perfect ingredients for a new belly-shaking experience. The original film […]
Review: Izindava @ Exeter Northcott
Haunting backlights, dark silhouettes and convicting voiceovers – the implications of deeper truths and knowledge are hardly deficient in Bawren Tavaziva’s Izindava. The dancers took me on an intense journey that expressed, through movement, a journey through postcolonial Zimbabwe with its greed, corruption and injustice. It is an emotionally driven tale that I believe would […]
Review: Princess Ida
When Imogen Knott, Choreographer for Princess Ida, asked me to review their upcoming production, I immediately launched into an enthusiastic yes. Having never seen a G&S production before, I thought it perfect that I should go into a review blind to what G&S provide. Perhaps somewhat harshly, I attended their opening night. Yet I shouldn’t […]
The History Boys: review
Jeremy Brown, Arts&Lit editor, reviews The History Boys at the Exeter Northcott, a fantastic play by Alan Bennet. [dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap]s this is a review of The History Boys, I am contractually obliged to note how enormously popular this play is. In 2005, it won the highest honour in UK theatre: an Olivier Award. In 2006, […]
Ballet Black: redefining the art of dance
Rachel Alcock-Hodgson reviews the vibrant performance as it returns to the Northcott [dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap] AM by no means a ballet, or even dance, afi cionado, so had little idea of what to expect from Ballet Black. By chance, I had seen Ballet Revolución – a Cuban dance group who combine ballet and contemporary dance – at Latitude festival over the summer. […]