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Michelle Bonnard Tartuffe at the RSC

INTERVIEW | Michelle Bonnard on Returning to her Roots in the RSC’s Tartuffe

The RSC are bringing Moliére’s classic Tartuffe right into 21stcentury Birmingham with this brand new version by BAFTA and Emmy-Award winning writers Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto. After writing hit TV shows such as The Office, Goodness Gracious Me, and The Kumars, this farcical play is set right in the heart of Birmingham’s Asian community….

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…