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Still Life

At fifty you painted your mother at eighteen, two years older than you were when she died, dressed in velvet scarlet like a young queen. You made her prettier than in real life, something about […]

Virginia by Vanessa

Opinions on my sitter are many, it’s assumed she’s hidden in thoughtful muse, conceiving her next profound masterpiece, handkerchief fingered in captivation. Many think she could be nursing sorrow, eyes downcast, clasping hankie for comfort. […]

Macbeth at Jack Studio Theatre

In a small black box theatre behind a pub, the stage is set for Macbeth with transparent curtains, a back wall with tattered wallpaper and a door. Jack Studio Theatre, sharing a building with the […]

Biblical Fans at The Fan Museum

Just off of the cherry-blossomed Greenwich Park, not far from its prized Maritime Museum, is The Fan Museum. It is the only museum in the UK devoted entirely to the craft, history and art of […]

Is There Another Room?

I keep on returning to the dream where I wake, brush sleep from eyelids which have seen Too much. You’re upright, straight backed to the door, The frame of you, at in- between, watching the […]

“When the Dove Returns”

Last week, Backpack Theatre put on their latest show “When the Dove Returns” at the Blue Elephant Theatre from 28 March to 1 April. Almost like a sinister Noah’s Ark, the show was about six […]

Famous Director introduces his own movie at GalleryFilm

American Friends is a film directed by the renowned director, producer and writer Tristram Powell. The film was premiered in 1991 to great acclaim. It stars Connie Booth, well-known from Fawlty Towers, Alfred Molina, now […]

Dulwich Festival – Interview with John Hinton of Tangram Theatre Company

The Tangram Theatre Company is returning to the Dulwich Festival for the second year running to perform the third and final instalment of their comedy musical scientriology, ‘The Element in the Room: A Radioactive Musical […]

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