Tom Morris

Tom Morris and His Testing Times at the Bristol Old Vic

Jason Holmes | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Morris is adamant that Britain is in what he calls 'a really weird state of extraordinary creative health'. 'The cultural centre is healthy and has enormous capacity to grow,' he says, 'but we have all sorts of old-fashioned knee-jerk resistances to embracing that opportunity.' The trick, therefore, is to free the UK of its default setting of archaic mores and systems of thought.

Playing with the Proms

Clare Reddington | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Clare Reddington

Bristol Proms, the brain child of Artistic Director Tom Morris, is an opportunity to bring classical music back and to overcome some of the obstacles people think of when they imagine what a classical music concert is like.

Britain's Paralympic Veterans

Thomas Morris | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Sport
Thomas Morris

After the First and Second World Wars, over sixty thousand military amputees came home. Three years later, Britain hosted the Olympics, and a small hospital in Buckinghamshire put on the world's first 'Wheelchair Games'. Now in 2012, the future of the British forces in Afghanistan is being decided.

The Gay 80s: Are We Now Less Accepting of LGBTQ Music?

Thomas Morris | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Morris

That LGBTQ artists ever since Long John have rightfully taken their place at the highest end of the charts is a reflection of music's unique power to form a community of millions. Keep up the good work.

Thoughts on Present Discontents: II. Opera: Why So Serious?

Paul Guest | Posted 01.05.2012 | Home
Paul Guest

Where is the line between politics and a work of art? Does politics embed itself in art more than we realise? Is politics a stimulus for a piece of ar...