Culture

A Steady Rain

Get tickets before they sell out!

First Love by Samuel Beckett

A truly wonderful piece of theatre.

2 Nights at Pitchfork Paris

Music, Jägerbombs and fine dining, mon dieu!

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.

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.

Bomber’s Moon

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

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.

Book: The Silver Linings Playbook

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

Book: Rust and Bone Stories

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

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…