The shipyard painter, political activist and razor-sharp cartoonist Bob Starrett has just written a new book The Way I See It on his eventful life and times. Below we reprint one of his stories and review an essential read
As this play's title suggests, questions of identity and belonging are at the crux of the constant shifts of location between Britain and Nigeria in Bola Agbaje's "satire."
THEIR stunning costumes may have been languishing in a container ship just off Felixstowe.
A DOVE struggles free out of a cage and flies across darkened skies to reach the base of the Jose Marti monument in Havana.
Mark Steel's show is a rallying call against the commercialisation and homogenisation of Britain's towns.
Nederlands Dans Theater 2's latest recruits are struggling.
Many people have formed a band at some point in their lives.
Hitherto, Romeo And Juliet might not be well-known for its moments of comedy but Moscow City Ballet manage to inject some light-heartedness into Shakespeare's most famous tragedy.
"I find it so frustrating," Sue Pomeroy says vehemently, "because without some understanding, people don't realise what a depth of riches and sheer pleasure can be found in Brecht's work. He is just too good to be left mouldering in the archives."
It's never a good sign when the ideas behind a performance are more memorable than the performance itself.