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Souls of an Unbuilt City – Review of The Unbuilt City

Keith Bunin’s play The Unbuilt City receives its European premiere at the King’s Head Theatre. Brooklyn. Jonah (Jonathan Chambers) has come to visit Claudia (Sandra Dickinson) one Saturday afternoon to inspect her collection. He hopes to acquire it for the … Continue reading

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Entertaining with Splendour and the Spectacular

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics is the V&A’s latest big exhibition. These keywords might underlie the genre itself but not necessarily the exhibition. Its draw is the worlds of the different periods that are brought to life and form the context … Continue reading

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Exploring Moominland – Review: Adventures in Moominland

Midnight blue Moomin posters along the escalators on the underground invite you to visit a magical realm: Moominland. This realm can currently be found in the form of an immersive exhibition at the Southbank Centre as part of its Nordic … Continue reading

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A Distant Close Up – Review: Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919-1933

Tate Liverpool dedicates two main exhibition spaces to the Weimar Republic with two artists, who couldn’t be more different: the photographer August Sander and the painter Otto Dix. For those, who grew up in Berlin, like me, he is best … Continue reading

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Singing Suzy Solidor – Review: All I Want Is One Night

Tall and blonde, French singer Suzy Solidor beguiled men and women alike in her club La Vie Parisienne, which was one of the hottest spots in 1930s Paris. In her new show All I Want Is One Night singer Jessica … Continue reading

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Sparkle and Trouble in Paradise – Review: Adam & Eve and Steve

A magical Eden awaits you at the King’s Head Theatre. The glittering green tinsel of Maeve Black’s sparkling design creates the perfect setting for the biblical story with a contemporary twist, Adam & Eve and Steve. Beelzebub (Stephen McGlynn), smartly … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Lines – Review: The Wild Party

The sound of a crackling record and a sleazy tune seductively sung by red-head Anna Clarke form the prelude to The Wild Party – that is, Rafaella Marcus’ production of it at The Hope Theatre. The Wild Party itself is a … Continue reading

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