Cultural Capital
16 December 2010
Variety, as we all know, is the spice of life, and it seems our appetite for it has been pretty constant since the days...
Cultural Capital
08 December 2010
There's an awful lot of earnest analysis of the theatre: the blogosphere is crammed with the stuff. But the West End...
Cultural Capital
01 December 2010
Chekhov expressed some disappointment when his work was taken to be a catalogue of human misery. He apparently thought...
Cultural Capital
24 November 2010
Emma Bovary is a very modern heroine: the original desperate housewife with a serious spending habit, she's a sex and...
Cultural Capital
17 November 2010
Listen: that chomping, choking noise - it's the sound of critics, the infamous "dead white males", eating...
Cultural Capital
12 November 2010
Shun-kin, about an SM loving dominatrix type (nowhere near as thrilling as it sounds), may well do little to dispel...
Cultural Capital
03 November 2010
The programme to the late Pina Bausch's dance-opera Iphigenie auf Tauris says of her pieces that they "...
Cultural Capital
28 October 2010
Halloween approaches, when "the world's edge seeps and bleeds" according to Hilary Mantel, and so what better...
Cultural Capital
14 October 2010
Handspring Puppet Company was always going to suffer from second-album syndrome as far as West End audiences are...
Cultural Capital
06 October 2010
As Noël Coward might have gone on to say: don't put your novel on the stage, Mr Faulks. It's usually a popular, but...
Cultural Capital
29 September 2010
The Bloomfield allotments in Bear Flats, Bath are the site of Kilter theatre company's latest outdoor "tale of...
Cultural Capital
22 September 2010
Is this is the way the world-order ends? It's been strictly boys only at the writing end of the Globe theatre since it...
Cultural Capital
15 September 2010
Tom is quite a bloke. He has never met a girl yet that he couldn't make chuck him by means of passive resistance,...
Cultural Capital
03 September 2010
If all the Fringe is a play, then Edinburgh is a stage set par excellence. Robert Louis Stevenson's "dream of...
Cultural Capital
18 August 2010
On Friday, the Scotsman announced week one's winners of the "Fringe First" awards for new writing at the...

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