Dark River

I’ve just come back from watching a preview of Dark River, Clio Barnard’s new film, and hearing Clio speak about the making of the film and it’s pretty much all…

Meet me at dawn

My reading for this weekend was the brilliant and utterly heartbreaking, Meet Me at Dawn by Zinnie Harris. This play reminded me how much I can learn about dialogue from…

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

In November of last year I saw Andrea Dunbar’s Shirley performed at Halifax’s Square Chapel so when a tour of Rita, Sue and Bob Too was announced, following a run…

Hanna by Sam Potter

What’s a play? This short play by Sam Potter is a one-woman performance of the story of a child, accidentally sent home from the hospital with the wrong family as…

Cultural exchange

I used to teach undergrads on a Graphic Design BA and the most important piece of advice I could give my students was: don’t consume only creative work by your…