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A Steady Rain

Get tickets before they sell out!

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First Love by Samuel Beckett

A truly wonderful piece of theatre.

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2 Nights at Pitchfork Paris

Music, Jägerbombs and fine dining, mon dieu!

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Waiting for Godot

The Arcola Theatre is to be congratulated on a truly magnificent production. Funny and sad and intensely moving, I would highly recommend it.

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The Tiger Lillies – Live in Concert

How does one describe the group called The Tiger Lillies? A difficult one to answer! The three performers who form this group combine punk and cabaret, satire and music. There is something to offend everyone.

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Bomber’s Moon

We give our verdict on William Ivory’s Bomber’s Moon. It’s a good ‘un!

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Making Sense 4: Building An ‘esSense’ Across Cultures

December 2012 saw the fourth international colloquium organised by Making Sense, a movement dedicated to changing the world for the better through engagement with art, both as artist and spectator. Our Editor-at-large is here to give you the lowdown.

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Book: The Silver Linings Playbook

A poignant, enchanting, quirky tale that highlights mental health issues in a refreshing way.

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Book: Rust and Bone Stories

Davidson’s collection is engaging and thoughtful, and will hopefully garner a bigger exposure thanks to the film adaptation.

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Northern Ballet’s Madame Butterfly

Ever since being captivated by their rendition of Dracula way back in 2000, I have tried to make seeing a Northern Ballet Theatre production at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre a yearly event. This time round it was Northern Ballet artistic director David Nixon’s staging of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, the tragic story of doomed cross-cultural love. If…

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