What is the future of technology-obsessed man? In broad brushstrokes, that's the big question the latest site-specific production from art and theatre company Dreamthinkspeak is asking. Taking over little-seen spaces, abandoned rooms and bowels of that most handsome of London's Thameside buildings, Somerset House,...
Two new exhibitions bringing to life the story of King Richard III will open tomorrow following the monarch's remains being discovered under a council car park. Leicester's 'Search for a King' is dedicated to the hunt for the last Plantagenet king's remains, which were found under a social services car...
Musicians, six actors, a stage, no script and one hour and 45 minutes of comedy theatre. This sounds like a familiar nightmare for those who dreaded drama lessons at school, but for improvisational artists The Showstoppers, the adrenaline of winging it on the night and making...
Hilary Mantel and Will Self will battle it out for another literary prize six months after Mantel beat Self to the Man Booker Prize. The pair are shortlisted in the literature category at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards along with Kerry Hudson's debut novel 'Tony Hogan Bought Me an...
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Sylvia Plath's 'The Bell Jar' has got a new cover for its 50th anniversary edition, which some are calling 'too chick-lit'. But it turns out that was just the tip of the iceberg. Take a look at the new covers for... Charlotte Brontë's masterpiece of English fiction: