INTERVIEW | Rabiah Hussain Talks Where I Live And What I Live For

Taking American novelist Henry David Thoreau’s provocation ‘We are not where we are, but in a false position’ as a central theme, Theatre Absolute are commissioning personal and political stories to reflect that. Rabiah Hussain is a playwright, poet, performer and storyteller and has written a powerful, thought-provoking monologue Where I Live And What I Live For….

REVIEW | Aladdin | Birmingham Royal Ballet

David Bintley’s Aladdin transports you into a whole new world with its sublime choreography and glittering productions values that cement why Birmingham Royal Ballet truly pull out all the stops in their divine performances that uses magic and illusion to create a splendid ballet that both shines and shimmers. Opening in old Arabia, the story…

INTERVIEW | Emma Jayne Park Talks Cancer, Mental Health and Accessible Theatre

Emma Jayne Park is the Artistic Director of Cultured Mongrel which she founded as a means to impact the sector beyond simply touring work. Emma is described to make ‘socio-political performances and installations as a catalyst for deepening discussion and encouraging social change.’ Currently touring with 2Faced Dance’s Outlands, a triple bill of contemporary dance…

REVIEW | People, Places and Things | UK Tour

The National Theatre’s critically acclaimed People, Places and Things has embarked on a UK tour sustaining the same gritty themes of addiction, mental health and self-destruction with a fresh new cast. Enhanced by the powerful staging and electric transitions, we as an audience are completely absorbed into lead character Emma’s explosive mind as it catapults…

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