All posts tagged Theatre


Buggy Baby: The lovechild of Harold Pinter and Stanley Kubrick that inverts and reveals all about human behaviour

Gallow humour, hedonistic horror, a homage to the traumas impacting refugees are not three elements you would traditionally mix together, but in Buggy Baby, these three distinct styles blend perfectly […]

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Life, it’s a maelstrom but you’ll be ok – celebrating the women who have overcome the storm in their minds

So, it was International Women’s Day on Thursday. In the year of #MeToo and Time’s Up, the key push for the year was #PressforProgress. This was centred around motivating and […]

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Don Lear, ‘New York used to be at my feet. Now it’s all gone to the dogs’

‘Oh, a storm is threat’ning My very life today If I don’t get some shelter Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away’ Gloucester’s blinding ‘Gimme Shelter’ by the Rolling Stones, played […]


Queen Mary’s Visual Arts Collective

This winter, after a year-long hiatus, Queen Mary’s Visual Arts Collective reappeared with a call for visual art from students of all disciplines. The Visual Arts Collective was formed in […]


Medea Electronica Review – Pecho Mama’s debut gig-theatre performance will show you that not all monsters go bump in the night

Like most English Lit students, at A-Level I was taught the principles of tragedy: Aristotle and his extensive terms, catharsis, hubris, all that jazz. Well, it all went a bit […]


The Araniello Show

“Wing disability, drink disability, wear disability, fake disability, snog disability, f**k disability.” – Katherine Araniello. Me and my mug of tea were part of the most diverse audience I had ever […]


What is Art?

What is ‘art’? Just think about it for a second. We talk about paintings and drawings, theatre and books and poetry collectively as ‘art’ – but they’re all so different. […]


FIVE ways National Theatre Live has revolutionised theatre

Recently I have been to my first National Theatre Live showing, and I shall be going again to see future broadcasts. Here are a few of my thoughts on why […]


Angels in America Review: is Andrew Garfield really that good?

Going to see Angels in America as part of the National Theatre Live scheme allowed me to be part of one of the most talked about experiences of the summer. […]