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Rufus Norris: A National Theatre for Everyone

Posted on Jan 26, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Published on WhatsOnStage, 26.01.2015 It took two days for the penny to drop. Like Michael Coveney, I looked at Rufus Norris’s first...

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Mime: the Ultimate Hipster Art-form

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Published on WhatsOnStage, 19.01.2015 “If a tree falls in the woods and nobody’s around to hear it, and it hits a mime, does...

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Twenty Years On, Can Blasted Still Shock?

Posted on Jan 12, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Published on WhatsOnStage, 12.01.2015 Twenty years ago today, Blasted had its first performance at the Royal Court Upstairs. On that day,...

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Blog: Birdman is wrong to blast critics

Posted on Jan 5, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Written for WhatsOnStage, 05.01.2015 There’s a moment in Birdman, the best film about theatre since – ooh – at least Synecdoche,...

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Column: Unbore Off

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Published in The Stage, 26.07.2014 Unboring. Read it again. Un-bor-ing. That’s the word you’ll find splashed across the front cover of...

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Nor Me: A Brain-Splurge on Not I

Posted on Jan 19, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Deep breath. Here goes: I just don’t get it. Or rather: it just doesn’t get me. Inadmissible as it is, these three Beckett shorts did...

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Seven Shows A Celebrating

Posted on Dec 24, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

With the end of the year approaching, it feels important to register a few favourites. Not so much in the spirit of the end of year list,...

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Vlog: Criticism as a Team Sport

Posted on Oct 2, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

So. This is the first in an irregular sequence of vlogs. Think of it as Fag Packet Corner; the basic idea being that it’ll cover topics...

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This Is Tomorrow – Day Five: Maths

Posted on Mar 20, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

After yesterday’s musings on the importance of reflexivity, Maths starts with a perfect demonstration. Head of department Prof. Colin...

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This Is Tomorrow – Day Four: Sociology

Posted on Mar 18, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I would like, if I may, to take a moment to consider myself in all this. It’s Thursday and we’re in the Sociology department....

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