Sun Ra Arkestra
On the evidence of this performance, the light of its eccentric founder Sun Ra (aka Herman Blount) will forever shine over the Sun Ra Arkestra, which has...
Wednesday 5th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
There’s much to admire in a play about the 19th-century enclosures in England, says PETER MASON, but its dramatic intentions are ultimately unclear
Tuesday 4th Jul 2017
There's much to admire in a new play about the 19th-century enclosures in England, says PETER MASON, but it's dramatic intentions are ultimately unclear
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
The Who’s Tommy is unwieldy enough without the complexities added to it in a musical revival, says PETER MASON
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
Globe Theatre, London SE1
This is a highly welcome return to the Globe for Jessica Swale’s wonderful, saucily comic celebration of Nell Gwynn. First staged there in 2015 before a brief stint in...
Monday 8th May 2017
PETER MASON sees a production of The Plague in which the plight of a city gripped by contagion strikes a contemporary chord
Tuesday 2nd May 2017
PETER MASON sees a vibrant production of An American in Paris which encapsulates the essence of what a feel-good musical should be
Thursday 20th Apr 2017
PETER MASON recommends an exhibition of album covers by the legendary Mighty Sparrow which catalogues turbulent times
Saturday 17th Dec 2016
The Offender’s Nemesisby Pete Haynes(New Haven Publishing, £12.99)
SET at some point in a not-too-distant dystopia, this disturbing novel reflects back to us an exaggerated image of present-day Britain, where...
Saturday 15th Oct 2016