Author: Wendy Pratt
There’s a challenge to taking a story as well-known as Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr Ripley and making something fresh and new without losing the spark of the original.Read the full story..
Sometimes you watch a play which is so good that it revitalises your love for theatre. The Monstrous Heart is that play for me.Read the full story..
Season’s Greetings first premiered at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough back in 1980, and this year it’s back as part of the annual Alan Ayckbourn double-bill: two plays written and directed by Ayckbourn, who is the SJT’s director emeritus.Read the full story..
How do you create a catalyst for change where mental health issues and male suicide rates are concerned?Read the full story..
What is it that we love so much about being deliberately being scared?Read the full story..
Gaia Holmes is an expert in her field, and this is obvious in her skilled, careful and beautifully strange poetry collection.Read the full story..
Northernness isn’t easy to define. It’s intrinsic, bone-deep.Read the full story..
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