Sci-fi round up with Mat Coward
Thursday 11th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
NEIL MUDD reports on a unique choral tribute to conscientious objectors during WWI, with its roots in local communities
Wednesday 10th May 2017
West Yorkshire Playhouse
FEDERICO FELLINI’S 1954 drama La Strada is regularly hailed in this country as one of the greatest foreign-language films ever...
LYNNE WALSH looks forward to a unique festival in the town where, it’s said, the red flag was first raised
Tuesday 9th May 2017
ADDING insult to injury, post-WWII Japan, devastated by the war crime that was US bombing, had an alien “American way of life” rammed down its throat.
The ensuing national identity crisis and attendant debate on how to modernise the grimness of postimperial reality had the...
The Bunker, London SE1
CARDBOARD Citizens’ Home Truths is both an exploration of homelessness and a provocative reminder of the privilege of “homefulness” in a country which uses...
Royal Court Theatre
There are plays, there are good plays and then there are plays like Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman that are so brilliant they set the...
Monday 8th May 2017
KATHERINE M GRAHAM sees a dramatic portrait of Helena Rubinstein marred by a pedestrian script
Globe Theatre, London SE1
This is a highly welcome return to the Globe for Jessica Swale’s wonderful, saucily comic celebration of Nell Gwynn. First staged there in 2015 before a brief stint in...
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches/Perestroika
Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, in this spectacular new production by Marianne Elliot, is back at...