Love Songs // Camden People’s Theatre

    I don’t know how to write about sexual assault anymore. I don’t know how to write about sexual assault anymore. I don’t know how to write about sexual assault anymore. I don’t know how to write about sexual…

For Most Mira: Democracy and Post-Conflict Politics in Bosnia

When making coffee in Bosnia, the saying goes that you should always expect an unexpected guest, and therefore always pour an extra cup. This attitude of welcoming unexpected guests really resonates for our group as we navigated ethnic tensions, asking…

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For Exeunt: As a Tiger in the Jungle

It is always harder to criticise a show that’s based on personal history because you’re often dealing with very real and often very present pain. The three performers in As a Tiger in the Jungle – an international production from Ali Williams and Circus Xanti – joined…

the sun and her flowers by rupi kaur

  it is easy to look down on rupi kaur’s poetry. too young. too tumblr. too i’m-in-love-for-the-first-time-and-no-one-has-ever-felt-this-way-before. kaur’s anti-establishment style- self-published, with a lack of capital letters and a disdain for punctuation- is synonymous with many of today’s instapoets. yet…

For politics.co.uk: No, Bristol University hasn’t just ditched sexual …

                  “Sexual consent row as feminists accuse Bristol University of downgrading workshop to online quiz” “Feminist group furious over Bristol University’s ‘reckless’ changes to sexual consent workshops” These were just two of…

For Exeunt: Team Viking

                        With a loop pedal and a slightly shattered heart, James Rowland stands alone onstage. He wears scuffed trainers, odd socks and a viking helmet. Paddling his way through…

For Exeunt: Lists for the End of the World (Edinburgh review)

Things I liked about Lists for the End of the World: That they try to tap into the nostalgia that gives a little warm glow from trivial but personally important things. That they blend future/past/present. The line: “I’d steal all…

Allen Wright Award 2017

Topping off a wonderful week in Scotland, I’m delighted to have been awarded the Allen Wright Award for Reviews by The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. Allen Wright was the first Arts Editor of The Scotsman, and the paper’s Chief Theatre…

For Exeunt: The Believers Are But Brothers (Edinburgh review)

Blue lights illuminate the theatre like popping candy. WhatsApp. It’s a death threat. I click the screen off and it flashes again. A rape threat. Click. Something about a K-bar. Click. They’re flashing up too fast to read them all.…

For Fest: Between the Crosses (Edinburgh review)

If stories are not continued to be told, the lives they contain can be wiped away like chalk on a blackboard. In the basement of Edinburgh’s Army Reserve Centre, Will Huggins preserves the story of his great uncle Edgar, a…