Singer-songwriter MADDY CARTY tells Len Phelan where’s she’s at, musically and politically
Friday 23rd Jun 2017
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ANDRE VLTCHEK takes issue with the growing tide of Western-produced films which view the impoverished countries of the world through rose-tinted spectacles
Thursday 22nd Jun 2017
Raving IranDirected by Susanne Regina Meures5 stars
IN ONE guise or another, a “morality police” has operated in Iran since Ayatollah Khomeini’s 1979 Islamic revolution.
Tasked with enforcing an...
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
Mokoomba229 The Venue, London W14/5 stars
MOKOOMBA translates roughly as “life force” and it’s the name given to the Zambezi river by Zimbabwe’s minority Tonga people, who live in its...
There's much to admire in a new play about the 19th-century enclosures in England, says PETER MASON, but it's dramatic intentions are ultimately unclear
The Who’s Tommy is unwieldy enough without the complexities added to it in a musical revival, says PETER MASON
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
IT WAS Scotland’s year in the 2017 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, with Catriona Morison, the 31- year-old mezzo from Edinburgh, scooping the main and sharing the song prize.
It was the first time for a singer from the home countries to triumph in the main competition and for...
The RSC’s production of Salome doesn’t capture the transgressive intent of the Irish playwright’s work, says GORDON PARSONS
BERNADETTE HYLAND recommends an exposé of how austerity measures savagely attack the most vulnerable
Monday 19th Jun 2017