“Revolution is action. Revolution is choice.” Discover how Mark and Marichka Marczyk took that spirit of revolution, and all that comes with it, and channeled it into creating VAULT Festival hits Counting Sheep and Balaklava Blues.
Why do we go to the theatre? Why isn’t South African master Athol Fugard seen more often here? How do you get an actor who can do a convincing Afrikaaner accent? We caught up with multi-award-winning actor turned director Janet Suzman about A Lesson From Aloes, revived for the first time in London next week at the Finborough Theatre. Time to get booking!
Michel de Montaigne is credited with inventing the essay writing form. What would he have made of the proliferation of today’s equivalent blogging and vlogging? How might he have voted in the EU Referendum? In the final instalment of our three-part series, The First Modern Man imagines the sixteenth-century thinker tackling these 21st-century phenomena. Plus, did you see him on London Live? Watch here – and then get booking!
They say life imitates art but there are times when the reverse can also be true. And this has certainly been the case for actor Dan Whitlam. The 23-year-old from Clapham is starring in Tobacco Road, a play that shines a light on London’s criminal underworld as the country emerges from the shadows of the First World War.
A Hundred Words of Snow, the acclaimed one-woman play about female empowerment and climate change, transfers to the West End next month. We caught up with playwright Tatty Hennessy about her own feminist role models and saving the world. Be sure to read Tatty’s fantastic Open Democracy piece on the power of stories too. Time to get booking!
As Endeavour commences its sixth season on ITV this week, one of its stars, Sean Rigby, has entered the rehearsal room for a timely revival of James Phillips’ award-winning The Rubenstein Kiss. We caught up with him about swapping DS Jim Strange for the brother of an alleged Soviet spy. Time to get booking!