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“Scatological humour with a sense of blazing injustice” – Overflow [Digital] – Bristol Old...

After over one year in lockdown, nightclubs are sorely missed by millions, looking to dance and sweat their cares away on a Saturday night - but club toilets? Whilst they have ever been used...

Poetry: Bookshelf Poems

Stuck for inspiration? How can you be when there are bookshelves full of it? I give you: bookshelf poetry! Step 1: Find a bookshelf, any bookshelf. Step 2: Rip a page or two from a notebook...

LOCKDOWN REVIEWS: “A Lifeblood for many” – Poetry Performance Richmond, Virtual Fifth

Cast your minds back to October for just a moment.  You might recall the mounting fear of a second wave of the virus that has so altered our lives, might have felt despondent at...

LOCKDOWN REVIEWS: “Enter the world of memory and imagination’ – Swimming Home

One thing it is hard to do whilst experiencing a performance in the bath is to take notes, which is just as well. Banishing the critical internal voice for the evening was just what...

LOCKDOWN REVIEWS: ‘Augmented’ at Southbank Centre’s Unlimited Fest

Southbank Centre have gone online this week to present Unlimited Festival, which features dance, performance, comedy, music and visual art with the intention of celebrating the artistic vision and creativity of disabled artists. Augmented was...

Photography: Dartmoor in the snow

Some words written and a photo taken on a snowy walk on Saddle Tor, Dartmoor, Devon, New Year's Day morning, 2021.   Snow-Sky There's an anticipation in the yellow-lilac light and shade of a snowy day. The...

FILM REVIEW: “Sincere connections” – Away (2019)

Since the pandemic took hold whilst I was away in New Zealand, I have not set foot in a UK theatre for the duration of 2020. I've had the opportunity to see, review and...

LOCKDOWN REVIEWS: All By Myself, Dazed New World Fest.

Wherever you are and however you have spent the last few months there have undoubtedly been situations and circumstances that have been changed, and most likely made more challenging, by the Covid-19 pandemic. Whether...

LOCKDOWN REVIEWS: One Duck Down, Dazed New World Fest

At a time when most of us can only dream of sailing away, Faceplant Theatre are back with their award-winning 2018 family show, One Duck Down – a seafaring adventure of epic proportions, you...

LOCKDOWN REVIEWS: Grimm Tales, Unicorn Theatre

As the nights draw in and Halloween draws closer, turn the lights down low, gather around the (virtual) fire and let the Unicorn Theatre’s exceptional cast and creatives spin you a Grimm story… The door...