19th – 23rd February 2020 at The Heath Ledger Centre – Studio Underground ★★★★★ Illuminated by a single bright light… Read more Colossus – A Review
‘The Dragonfly Sea’ by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor – a review
★★★★1/2 A rich and vibrantly sensual treat. This novel is set primarily on the island of Pate, part of the… Read more ‘The Dragonfly Sea’ by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor – a review
‘Once Upon a River’ by Diane Setterfield – a review
This novel has a lot to offer, a rich fabric woven of strong characters, good dialogue, plot twists and puzzles.
Bell Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Review –
not worth the price of the ticket ★½ (Bell Shakespeare 2018) What piece of theatre could be more apt in… Read more Bell Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Review –
Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin
Fever Dream is translated by Megan McDowell from the original Spanish and was published by Oneworld Publications in 2017. Opaque… Read more Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri. Themes: redemption through suffering, family breakdown, domestic violence, grief and resilience. More subtly, the film… Read more Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
At Eternity’s Gate – A Review
The casting of Willem Dafoe, who won Best Actor for his performance at the 2018 Venice Film Festival, is inspired. He portrays the complex gamut of emotions experienced by the tortured artist so deftly, that the act of watching becomes an exercise in empathy.
Vessel – Damien Jalet and Kohei Nawa
1st – 4th March 2018 at the Heath Ledger Centre ★★★★★ The doors close and the theatre is plunged into… Read more Vessel – Damien Jalet and Kohei Nawa