Othello Sam Wanamaker Theatre London SE1 4/5
MACBETH, King Lear, Shylock — all bring madness and death upon themselves with tragic inevitability.
Othello’s bloody end is no less inevitable and no less tragic but, unlike those other protagonists in...
Thursday 16th Mar 2017
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Laura Marling 02 Academy, Leeds/Touring 3/5
SINGER-SONGWRITER Laura Marling’s new album Semper Femina — Always Woman — is very much a concept work about the relationships women have with themselves and other women.
]Unsurprising, then, that in...
MARY CONWAY sees Joshua McGuire and Daniel Radcliffe pull off a double-act triumph
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017
Ben Cowles: Game On
Run Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield/Touring 3/5
IN A reversal of traditional roles, 2Faced Dance company’s Run is the work of three women choreographers with an all-male company of dancers.
Exploring the darker side of humanity, the pieces are united...
Tree of Codes
Sadler's Wells Theatre
CHOREOGRAPHER Wayne MacGregor's Tree of Codes won great plaudits at the 2015 Manchester International Festival and it's not hard to see...
Tuesday 14th Mar 2017
City of Glass
CITY of Glass is the first in Paul Auster’s New York trilogy of novels, in which the life of one-time poet and now writer of pulp thrillers Daniel Quinn is falling apart after the death of his wife and...
Leon Rosselson and Robb Johnson
Cecil Sharp House
TWO of Britain’s finest songwriting talents came together at Cecil Sharp House, the epicentre of English folk music, to perform the classic 2010 album...
Photographs from 1870-1930 provide a revelatory glimpse of a forgotten era in England’s history, says JOHN GREEN
Steve Andrew reviews Farming, Fascism and Ecology
Monday 13th Mar 2017