Theatre
Sally Mortemore and Claire Louise Amias in Women of Twilight  photo: Tristram Ke

The story behind this revival is a fascinating one. When director Jonathan Rigby’s search for the film version ran dry, he discovered Sylvia Rayman’s original play and fell in love. Written in 1951 by the young writer, Women of Twilight follows the harsh lives of...

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Ends April 24! This world premiere of a newly commissioned programme from HeadSpaceDance is quite simply amazing. If Play is Play... literary opens with a bang that successfully focuses attention on a vast matt black space that is the...
Ends April 27! “A fiend of a book – an incredible monster,” was how Dante Gabriel Rossetti referred to Emily Bronte’s classic novel Wuthering Heights. Certainly, setting yourself the goal of adapting a story that encompasses two generations of one family torn about by a ...
The dusty filing cabinet in the Hanover Square archives of Vogue magazine hadn’t been touched for years – but during a spare moment, its picture editor Robin Muir chiselled open one of the...
The rows of thousands of white crosses in war cemeteries have partly inspired two new works by Highgate-based sculptor Gerry Judah. Gerry has created two crosses that were installed in St Paul’s Cathedral this week to...
We all know Spider-Man zooms around the upper storeys of New York City skyscrapers, firing webs in all directions, battling bad guys and saving lives. We all know when not clad in a red and blue suit he is the...
The Swedish punk scene of the early 1980s has provided graphic novelist Coco Moodysson with fertile ground for a coming-of-age story: the period had songs by bands playing ditties with such...
The music of renowned composer Edward Elgar will be celebrated at London's South Bank, as acclaimed cellist Julian Lloyd Webber takes centre stage. Elgar on the South Bank will feature a range of songs by the...
Paolo Caliari (1528-1588), known as Veronese, was one of the most renowned and sought-after artists working in Venice in the 16th century. His works adorned churches, patrician palaces, villas and public buildings
Fifty-five years ago I climbed the stairs to an upper room at Christ Church Oxford to hear the poet WH Auden give a talk that asked the question: Is there a Christian art? His answer was “definitely not”. There can no more be a Christian art, he said, than there can be a Christian science or Christian diet; there can only be a...
Bawdy mid-17th century opera La Calisto by Francesco Cavalli is being staged by Hampstead Garden Opera at the Upstairs at the Gatehouse venue in Highgate. Opening next Friday, April 25, it promises to be a highly ...