Climbing Mount Sinai: Noah Ablett 1883-1936
by Robert Turnbull (Socialist History Society, £4)
ANEURIN BEVAN described Noah Ablett as “a leader of great intellectual power and immense influence.” Others, borrowing...
Monday 5th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Struggle or Starve: Working-Class Unity in Belfast’s 1932 Outdoor Relief Riots
by Sean Mitchell (Haymarket Books, £14.99)
AS THE government pursues its policy of persecuting the poor, Struggle or Starve could be an epithet for...
LEAVING aside the sheer drudgery of advertising, London’s Tube stations have since the turn of the century been showcases for the imaginative aesthetics driven by the Art on the Underground project.
The iconic and witty Tate Gallery by Tube by David Booth, conceived 30 years ago...
Saturday 3rd Jun 2017
LYNNE WALSH is challenged and amused in turn by a play described as ‘a political correctness time-bomb nightmare’
Isaac and I: A Life in Poetry
by Chris Searle
(Five Leaves Publications, £11.99)
FOR a certain generation Chris Searle’s name is synonymous with poetry, educational pioneering and progressive politics. In...
Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come
MARIA DUARTE recommends the story of one man’s battle against ruthless developers
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
Wonder Woman (12A)
Directed by Patty Jenkins
FORGET the Suffragettes. Female empowerment hits hard and often in this action-packed fantasy adventure that finally gives justified star status to Gil Gadot as the...
Soho Theatre, London W1
I WENT to Blush with my own preconceptions about revenge porn and afterwards realised how one-dimensional they were.
Hugely entertaining, the play reveals that there are many...
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Thursday 1st Jun 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts