Working Mothers

Interview with Maria Klockare and Millie Thorne, Founders of the London Short Play Festival

The London Short Play Festival is an annual festival event which focuses on new playwrights and their short plays. 16th-18th July 2015 at The Edric Theatre, situated in London South Bank University.

Author's review: 
0

WOMEN'S HOUR, NEW DIORAMA - REVIEW

Informed by the trained disciplines of music, performance art and improvisation, Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit as Sh!t Theatre devised Women’s Hour last year. Taking its name from the BBC 4 radio show, it examined how the media viewed women and sifted through the subtle (and not so subtle) sexism women face on a day-to-day basis.

Author's review: 
4

Generation Arts: Dirty Special Thing, Platform Theatre - Review

In Timberlake Wertenbaker Our Country's Good, the disenfranchised settlers in 18th Century Australia find a voice and a meaning to their existence through staging a play – an activity to paraphrase Milton's Paradise Lost "that can make a heaven of hell".

Author's review: 
4

Interview with singer songwriter Alysha Brilla

2015 Juno Nominee and U.K Songwriting Contest winner Alysha Brilla is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer and yoga instructor.
Female Arts’ Yvette caught up with Alysha to find out how it’s all been going.

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0

Joan Armatrading - gig review

Joan Armatrading's first solo tour. A special, intimate gig – just Joan, her guitar and piano on her last major world tour. Reviewed at the Oxford Playhouse

Author's review: 
5

Henry V: Lion of England, The Wheatsheaf - Review

Between the writing, the direction of Katie Merritt and the tour-de-force performance of Dillon-Reams, this is an extraordinary artistic collaboration, where to use the age-old adage: The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Author's review: 
5

SOME GIRL(S), New Wimbledon Studio - Review

Described by some in his early career as a misanthrope, Neil LaBute has earned himself a reputation as someone who stares into the abyss and brings to light the dark underbelly of the human condition. Some Girls is 'Lightning in a bottle'.

Author's review: 
5

Lonely Soldier Monologues, Cockpit Theatre - Review

Based on Helen Benedict’s verbatim transcripts of female soldiers serving in the US Armed Forces, The Lonely Soldier Monologues is an extraordinary piece of theatre.

Author's review: 
5

Art on the Street

The Open–Air Art Fair With A Big Difference. Saturday 13th June 2015 Maidenhead

Author's review: 
0

Rites - 'Why are women's bodies the property of everyone else?' - Review

Image - Sally Jubb

Based on interviews with people who have been affected by FGM (female genital mutilation) in the UK, Rites is informative and dynamic.
Bristol Mayfest/Tobacco Factory Theatre
Tues 19th - Sat 23rd May

Author's review: 
4

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