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Dust Trafalgar Studios

REVIEW | Dust | Trafalgar Studios

Dust is a powerful and shocking piece of theatre written and performed by Milly Thomas about suicide and mental health. This performance feels like a punch in the stomach, it’s so raw but so incredibly important as it portrays the dangerous effects of mental health. Milly plays a young woman named Alice who has taken…

Jude Christian OthelloMacbeth HOME and Lyric Hammersmith

INTERVIEW | Jude Christian on Combining Othello & Macbeth to Focus on the Female Voices

In a collaboration between HOME and the Lyric Hammersmith, director Jude Christian is creating a two-hour staging of two of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. OthelloMacbeth is a unique retelling putting the voices of the women at the forefront of the action. I spoke to Jude about her adaptation and the challenge of making Shakespeare resonate…

Siobhan Athwal in Wasted the Musical Southwark Playhouse

Siobhan Athwal on Telling the Bold True Story of the Brontë Sisters in Rock Musical Wasted

Hitting the Southwark Playhouse this September is the new rock musical Wasted, that tells the true story of the Brontë sisters like you’ve never seen them before. “It is a rock documentary and all-access account of their triumph and heartbreak, celebrating the Brontë sister’s lives and putting them on the map,” Siobhan Athwal told me, who is…