Author Dominic Johnson introduces us to the work of one of the worlds leading figures in one-to-one performance practice - Adrian Howells, who in 2014 took his own life after struggling with depression. Dominic and fellow writer Dee Heddon’s book All Allowed is the first publication devoted to Howells’ remarkable achievements and legacy.
Wiretapper: Shunt creatives dare you to scratch the surface of the city with thier sensory sound installation
A woman runs past me, so close I can feel the air move on my neck in her wake. I turn around to watch her progress but there’s no one there. She’s disappeared into thin air.
The issue of a lack of diversity within our cultural landscape is one that, rightfully, refuses to abate. The responsibility of telling more people’s stories than currently make it onto our stages is now rightfully seen as an undeniable part of programming. But what for the ethnic minority performers making their way in the current climate.
Sunday Papers Live with top journalists and cocktails. Founder Ben DeVere talks to Charlie Partridge about this heady combo.
Sunday Papers Live is back. It’s a lazy day of sofas and roasts in a giant living room. There are philosophical walks, comedians, music, informative speakers, debates and lashings of Bloody Marys. They really have gone all out on crafting the perfect Sunday. Charlie asked SPL founder Ben DeVere some pertinent questions about his stellar line ups and how to get the perfect roast potato.
According to the Porter in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth “Drink sir, is a great provoker of three things….nose painting, sleep and urine. Lechery, sir, it provokes, and unprovokes; it provokes the desire but takes away the performance.” It's a pretty damning judgement but the ladies and gents of Magnificent Bastards Productions would disagree.
Still House's 'Of Riders and Running Horses'