Fishskin TrousersPark Theatre, London4/5
ELIZABETH KUTI’S excellent Fishskin Trousers, which premiered at the Finborough Theatre in 2013, fully deserves this revival with the same cast and creative team.
Thursday 2nd Nov 2017
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Evan Parker, Mat Maneri and Lucian BanThe Vortex, London4/5
THE VORTEX in Hackney, east London — itself a vibrant multicultural area — is the setting for this truly internationalist trio. Pianist Lucian Ban is from Seaca, a Transylvanian village in Romania,...
P.A.R.A.D.E.Millennium Centre, Cardiff5/5
ORIGINALLY staged by Les Ballets Russes in 1917, with Serge Diaghilev as choreographer and Pablo Picasso as set designer, this updated version of the revolutionary dance-theatre...
MARY CONWAY recommends a play linking the physicist’s quest for truth with the cosmic chaos lurking beneath the surface of four 20th-century icons
Dream WifeScala, London4/5
“I’VE got a bloody lip and love in my heart!”
That’s the call from Rakel Mjoll, lead singer of Dream Wife, who’s just clambered back onstage after surfing the crowd as a quick-fire and explosive set at...
Wednesday 1st Nov 2017
DAVID NICHOLSON sees a great new version of a Russian classic, relocated to Wales in the Thatcher era
Crime fiction with Mat Coward
Tuesday 31st Oct 2017
Maddy PriorKings Place, London 4/5
AT AGE 70, it’s hardly surprising that Maddy Prior’s voice is under a little pressure these days, or that she might want to nurse it along during live performances, especially ahead of a winter tour with Steeleye Span that...
The transposition of Lady from the Sea from a glacial
Norway to a sultry Caribbean impresses CONRAD LANDIN
ANDREW MURRAY recommends a new book exposing the real motives behind the 1917 Balfour Declaration — the maintenance of Britain’s strategic interests in the Middle East
Monday 30th Oct 2017