The End of History…, written by Jack Thorne and directed by John Tiffany, is a fitting comment on contemporary British society where intellectual milieus and social classes clash at times. The play undoubtedly lives up to the quality we are used to from productions that are shown at The Royal Court Theatre.
The international singer and drag entertainer La Voix plays at the Spiegeltent at Southbank and leaves audiences in awe. With her phenomenal voice, La Voix pays hommage to the greats of showbiz, paired with stand-up comedy.
The play salt. is written by Selina Thompson and centres around the artists’ own journey to retrace the route of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle from Europe to Africa to the Carribean, which she embarked on in 2016 on a cargo ship.
The story about Fanny and Stella is based around true facts. Ernest Boulton and Frederick Park were more recently titled “The Young Men Who Shocked Victorian England” by the Guardian. The cross-dressers were quite openly walking the streets of London and ultimately were charged with “the abominable crime of buggery” in 1870.
One of the most notable pieces of writing by Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray has been adapted many times after its original release in the late 1800s. When the novel appeared, many voices were outraged. The Daily Chronicle reported: “It is a tale spawned from the leprous literature of the French Décadents – a poisonous book…'“
Cillian Murphy had a challenging task in this play at the Barbican in portraying two protagonists embodied in one person. There is the menacing crow juxtaposed with the grieving father. True to form, he manages this with great skill as we are taken on a voyage into the deep and endless sea of grief.
Paloma Faith's new album The Architect has been released. At the same time, two of the images produced for The Protagonist Magazine have been pre-released at the exhibition opening of "Pop-Artisans" in Liverpool, an exhibition around the work of the renown designer duo Whitaker Malem.
Set in 1964, Sister Aloysius is the head of a devout Catholic school, responsible for Sister James and responsible to Father Brendan Flynn. Rocked by an observation of Father Flynn by Sister James, the protagonist, Sister Aloysius calls faith, patriarchy, wisdom and religious order into question.
Faye Marsay excels in her performance both as Louise and Clare at The Royal Court Theatre this season. Judged by her outstanding performance it is hard to believe that this is her professional stage debut. The play is impeccably well presented from costume over set design, lighting and sound.