A portrait of Dennis Skinner sheds new light on the legendary MP, says MARIA DUARTE
Friday 8th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Directed by Philippe Van Leeuw
WAR-RAVAGED Damascus is the setting for Belgian director screenwriter Philippe Van Leeuw’s award-winning drama.
But the only sight of it is a shambolic, rubble-strewn yard from the window...
Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter
Thursday 7th Sep 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
JOHN GREEN previews an unmissable film season
Nick Cave: Mercy on Me by Reinhard Kleist (SelfMadeHero, £14.99)
COUNTLESS biographies, official and unofficial, have been penned on the life and works of Nick Cave, one of the greatest — and darkest — songwriters of our time.
In creating the...
Peace activist sheds light on ‘the ink of human darkness’
Wednesday 6th Sep 2017
Great Dane is diminished: An all-Brandreth clan version of Hamlet doesn’t match up to Shakespeare’s tragedy, says KATHERINE M GRAHAM
RITA DI SANTO reports on a film festival that’s going places
Tuesday 5th Sep 2017
Jupiter and Okwess International
The Camden Assembly, London NW1
OKWESS International set the tone in a packed venue with the brisk Kwe-Ngienda before main man Jupiter Bokondji joins them for the thrilling Emikele...
BACK in the 1950s and ’60s, Joe Bent was a familiar sight every Sunday at the corner of Dawes Street and East Street in south London.
Walworth’s very own Speakers’ Corner was where Bent — a great public speaker — campaigned tirelessly for the Communist...