Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
LAMIAT SABIN recommends a play whose comic frankness about a thirty-something’s relationships pulls no punches
posted by Morning Star in Arts
by PG Ronane
(Clink Street, £7.99)
THE ONE thing I really appreciated about Catch 52 is that almost without exerting too much analysis or thought, I could tell that this was the silliest, most...
Crime-fiction round-up with Mat Coward
A Short History of the Russian Revolution
by Geoffrey Swain
(IB Tauris, £10.99)
IN THIS compact book of just over 200 pages, Geoffrey Swain does a surprisingly good job of presenting a historical overview of...
Wednesday 19th Jul 2017
DAVID NICHOLSON is unimpressed by Welsh National Opera’s VR initiative
Fantastic Mr Fox
THERE are times when Fantastic Mr Fox feels like a politics lesson for five-year-olds.
“I want stacks and stacks of money,” sings Bean in cabaret style, justifying why...
by Ra Page
(Comma Press, £14.99)
CHUMBAWAMBA’S English Rebel Songs 1381-1984 is a glorious celebration of our rich anti-Establishment tradition, too often ignored or ridiculed by the rich...
Tuesday 18th Jul 2017
John Green reports on why artist Phil Collins has just shipped a statue of Friedrich Engels from Ukraine to
Manchester, where it’s now on permanent display in the city centre