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Wednesday 17th May 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
A play on the scarlet woman of Biblical myth is a profound challenge to the dominant male historical narrative, says GORDON PARSONS
posted by Morning Star in Arts
ON CHRISTMAS Eve 1913, the Fun page of the New York World featured a new type of word game by its editor Arthur Wynne, which he called a Word-Cross Puzzle.
The story of how this puzzle developed into the crossword that we know today and how it spread across the world has been told in...
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
THE GRADUATE is typically pigeonholed as a coming-of-age tale, yet the audience’s sympathies are rarely with the disillusioned Benjamin Braddock but with Mrs...
Tuesday 16th May 2017
KATHERINE M GRAHAM is struck by the contemporary relevance of a play on the HIV/Aids crisis set in the 1980s
Rain Dries Your Eyes
SINCE his 2000 debut, singer-songwriter Jason McNiff has honed his craft without achieving mainstream success.
Rain Dries Your Eyes is...
Lawrence Batley Theatre
BASED on Carlo Collodi’s original 1883 novel rather than the famous Disney film, Jasmin Vardimon’s adaptation of...
A memoir by Che Guevara’s brother provides acute insights into the revolutionary icon, says CARLOS MARTINEZ
Monday 15th May 2017
Dismembered: How the Attack on the State Harms Us All
by Polly Toynbee and David Walker
(Faber & Faber, £9.99)
THIS timely book chronicles the war on the state by successive governments over the past four...