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Recent articles

Interview with Ola Ince, director of "Dutchman" at the Young Vic

Genesis Future Directors Award Winner Ola Ince has directed Amiri Baraka's provocative play about race relations and freedom. The story of a black man and a white woman who meet on a train on an oppresively hot day, this is a challenging piece written in the 1960's. I spoke to Ola about her background and process in directing her production at the Young Vic.

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Much Ado About Nothing at The Rose Playhouse - Review

Intelligent, humorous and a talented cast bring this production into the 20th Century and it doesn’t disappoint!

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5

Wilde Tales, The Space Arts Centre - Review

“Yet each man kills the thing he loves,
By each let this be heard,
Some do it with a bitter look,
Some with a flattering word...

Oscar Wilde

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4

Oxford Literary Festival highlights

Oxford literary festival runs from Sat 2nd - Sun 10th April - Highlights of female author's talks:

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WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT, Tristan Bates Theatre - Review

Rebecca Crookshank has led an extraordinary life. Joining the Royal Air Force at 17, she completed her training and worked as an Airwoman, overseeing the defence of UK airspace. Since then, Rebecca has made the transition to theatre –  running her own creative consultancy company that encourages equality in the arts. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, which recently ran at Tristan Bates Theatre, charts this period of her life which has humour and anecdotes aplenty.
 

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5

Interview: Amy Conachan

Scottish actor, Amy Conachan, talks about her role in Wendy Hoose. Described as an ‘outspoken comedy of bad manners’ by the critics, Johnny McKnight's play for Birds of Paradise and Random Accomplice Wendy Hoose has wowed the critics in Scotland (including Edfringe last year) and is about to open at Soho theatre (Apr 12th-May 7th). I talked to Amy Conachan who plays Laura in this two hander about what happens when things aren’t quite what they at first seem…

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Feminism debated at How The Light Gets In philosophy & music festival

Feminism debated at How The Light Gets In Philosophy & Music festival in Hay (Hay-On-Wye, Wales) 26th May to 5th June 2016

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London-Based US Author Meg Rosoff Wins 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the world's largest children's literature award. The winner has now been announced as London-based US author Meg Rosoff, best known for her works 'How I Live Now' and 'Just In Case'.

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FIRST 2016 – Scratch Night, Tristan Bates Theatre - Review

As part of its FIRST 2016 – Scratch Nights season, Tristan Bates Theatre has been hosting short plays, works-in-progress and experiments for up-and-coming performers. On the night I visited (Monday 4th April), there were four acts, three of whom were women and all very different from each other.

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4

The Delights Of Dogs And Problems Of People, Courtyard Theatre - Review

Starring Rosalind Blessed (Robyn) and Duncan Wikins (James), The Delights Of Dogs And Problems Of People is a multi-layered play. You would be forgiven for thinking the play's title suggests something quaint and little in the way of conflict. Nothing could be more misleading...

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5

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