Assisted Suicide - The Musical: A Song, A Dance And Maybe A Reason To Live?

Assisted Suicide - The Musical: A Song, A Dance And Maybe A Reason To Live?

Mik Scarlet  18.09.2016
Not many writers of a stage musical would attempt to explore deeply contentious and troubling issues of the day. Big issues don't really...
Greenbelt 2016: Simple Times, Sacraments & Ceefax

Greenbelt 2016: Simple Times, Sacraments & Ceefax

Joe Ware  16.09.2016
There's not many festivals that can boast a line up which includes a Tibetan electric lute player, a former hostage and the Archbishop...
Robert Motherwell: Abstract Expressionism

Robert Motherwell: Abstract Expressionism

Bob Chaundy  16.09.2016
Actually, it's less of a taster, more of a "smack" to the RA, as Bernard Jacobson tells me. He feels Motherwell is under-rated by the art...
Can The UK's Brexit Capital Be The Next City Of Culture?

Can The UK's Brexit Capital Be The Next City Of Culture?

Laura Krippner  7.09.2016
We can get over the bitterness that contributed to the Brexit vote. This city needs to channel it's entrepreneurial spirit and think big....
The Death Of The Arts - A Poem

The Death Of The Arts - A Poem

Sam Coleman  5.09.2016
It's an unusual thing, One you'll rarely see, An article written in poetry. The reason being, And I must make this clear, Is the death...
Unlimited - Gold Standard Arts

Unlimited - Gold Standard Arts

Mik Scarlet  2.09.2016
I have long believed that disability arts have reached such a high standard that they now rival any other scene or movement out there....
Why It's Wrong To Say Creative Writing Courses Are Killing Creativity

Why It's Wrong To Say Creative Writing Courses Are Killing Creativity

Jennifer Tuckett  27.08.2016
I wanted to write about why, in my opinion, she is wrong and also about why I believe it's important to address the way the criticism of...

"This Is The Story Of How We Begin To Remember": 30 Years Since Graceland

Julia Wagner  24.08.2016
As I now listen, write and read about the album, I discover there is ever more for me to learn and for me to hear. And joyfully, Graceland...
University Women In The Arts, Part Two: Artistic Director Of The Royal Court Theatre's Advice To Women Wanting To Work In The Arts

University Women In The Arts, Part Two: Artistic Director Of The Royal Court Theatre's Advice To Women Wanting To Work In The Arts

Jennifer Tuckett  24.08.2016
If you want to work in the arts, do it. Don't ask yourself questions about what your life's going to be like, don't ask about when to have...
In Praise of Fear

In Praise of Fear

Anna Beecher  8.08.2016
If anyone asks this August how my play about fearlessness is going, I happily tell them I'm terrified.
Finding Dory - A Review

Finding Dory - A Review

Carina Maggar  3.08.2016
Anything centred around cute baby fish and lost parents is going to melt even the coldest of hearts on this exceptionally rainy August....
Final Thoughts From London Writers' Week 2016: How Theatre And Digital Publishing Can Change Arts Education And The Arts Industry

Final Thoughts From London Writers' Week 2016: How Theatre And Digital Publishing Can Change Arts Education And The Arts Industry

Jennifer Tuckett  30.07.2016
As part of London Writers' Week 2016, I recently chaired two panels on theatre publishing and diversity. The speakers were Rob Drummer,...
British Museum's Decision to Renew BP Sponsorship Is Backward-Looking

British Museum's Decision to Renew BP Sponsorship Is Backward-Looking

Elena Polisano  29.07.2016
By waving BP through their doors for another five years, the British Museum and its famous cultural neighbours - the National Portrait...
Sex Does Not Define How Well a Role Is Played or a Story Told - We Need More Gender Neutral Casting

Sex Does Not Define How Well a Role Is Played or a Story Told - We Need More Gender Neutral Casting

Anna Martine  29.07.2016
My hope is that the future of theatre is emancipated from these limitations, that gender stops being used to define who we are or what...