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REVIEW: Hamlet @ The Crucible

I saw a boxset review of The Lakes recently – the 1990s Jimmy McGovern drama set in The Lake District. Anyway, it announced John Simm as a major…

REVIEW: DAMON ALBARN’S DR DEE

There’s yet another Damon Albarn project out this month – Kinshasa One Two is a record made in Democratic Republic of Congo for Oxfam in five days. Really enjoying…

Macbeth remains child’s play

Saw the trailer for Anonymous the other day, the Roland Emmerich film which recasts the age-old debate about whether Shakespeare actually wrote his famous plays into a political…

REVIEW: Mogadishu @ ROYAL EXCHANGE

The deadline just passed for Manchester’s Bruntwood Playwriting Prize. But the hopefuls will have to go some to match a previous winner, Mogadishu, by drama teacher, Vivienne Franzmann….