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Millennials, eh? Guzzling their avocados and binging Netflix, expecting everything to be handed to them on a plate. Well, maybe not, argues
Not many people have heard of the tetra-decathlon, a hugely difficult race of 14 track and field events, and even fewer people
In JG Ballard’s novel, Concrete Island, an architect is left stranded after a car accident in an area of overgrown wasteland in
Anna May Wong was one of a kind. Widely considered Hollywood’s first Chinese-American movie star, she had a prolific career and starred
Limbik Theatre’s adaptation of George Saunders’ short story, The Semplica Girl Diaries, has a nightmarish premise. Set in a near future, the
Endangered rhinos: a mother and a daughter duo have created this show about a species in peril.
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As a classical singer, one’s agency is limited. Immersed in the canon of Western music, one’s voice is trained and disciplined, taught
For Layla, who is mixed-race and soon to be married to a white man, there’s no worry about whether to take his
You can always rely on Summerhall’s Big in Belgium programme to throw up some curiosities. Another One begins with two people in
Flight is a 'perfectly programmed high-art theme park ride.'
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Drumming requires discipline – years of precision drilling, until playing becomes second nature, muscle memory. It’s oddly fitting, then, that for a
What links an astronaut in 2096, two girls in year 10, and a T-Rex in the Cretaceous period? In Holly and Ted’s
Nouveau Riche’s Queens of Sheba – one of the winners of New Diorama and Underbelly’s Untapped Award – is strikingly unadorned. Four
If a comedy about four women on a day out at the races who bet exclusively on horses named after Tony Christie
Weeks before work begins redeveloping it into a boutique hotel, the old Coventry Evening Telegraph building, closed since 2012, has its swan
Transforming the backstage area of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre into a lively festival hub and the main stage into a communal dining
Woyzeck, Georg Büchner’s fragmented, unfinished play about a downtrodden soldier who murders his partner isn’t an immediately obvious choice for a mass
This spring, the RSC’s biannual Mischief Festival of new work features two true stories exploring human rights abuses and state corruption. Written
The Birmingham Hippodrome’s first in-house production – a collaboration with Open Theatre Company and inventive theatre-makers Metro-Boulot-Dodo – sees a cast of
The meaning of the title of Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s new play is threefold – Elephant is the pet name of the play’s
In this first commission from the Rural Touring Dance Initiative, Ben Wright – previously a principal for Matthew Bourne – choreographs and
In 1937, some 300,000 Chinese civilians were raped, tortured and murdered by Japanese soldiers in the city of Nanking. Christopher Chen’s new
Comedy-theatre company New Old Friends follow last year’s Crimes Against Christmas with a new festive caper for the Lichfield Garrick, Crimes on
“They laughed at me when I said I wanted to be a jester. Well, they’re not laughing now,” quips Sean Dodd’s clown.
With Goats playing at the Royal Court, part of me optimistically hoped to see 101 real dogs in the Birmingham Rep’s adaptation
Richard Bean’s 2011 comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, with its blend of commedia dell’arte and British farce, was a hit when it
Ben Kulchivit discovers the grotesque, the perverse, and the transcendental at Birmingham's annual festival of live art.
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A six-day celebration of live art opens in Birmingham on Monday. Ben Kulvichit talks to Fierce Festival’s new artistic director about its
I Knew You is Steven Camden’s (otherwise known as spoken word artist Polarbear) second play, it’s an agreeable but curiously slight piece
The New England farm that provides the setting for Eugene O’Neill’s 1924 tragedy plays a large part in precipitating the play’s events.
Gemma Brockis and Wendy Hubbard’s devised show, Kingdom Come – programmed as part of the Mischief Festival – is set before, during