RSC Julius Caesar

In a year when politics is in chaos it seems only fitting that the RSC should launch a season exploring the disintegration of the Roman Empire. Angus Jackson’s production of Julius Caesar makes us view it as a historical event through the setting and costumes aligning themselves with the generally accepted and authentic tradition.  Whereas, … More RSC Julius Caesar

Our Country’s Good, Nottingham Playhouse

‘We left our country for Our Country’s Good!’ Based on a true story of a group of British officers and convicted criminals who were transported to the Australian colony, Our Country’s Good primarily explores a universal question surrounding the argument of nature vs. nurture. Can one change the life they have been assigned? Are criminals … More Our Country’s Good, Nottingham Playhouse

Romeo and Juliet, RSC

When you go and see William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet what do you think? Is it a play about Star-crossed lovers, fate, conflict, or do you think it is predominately about revenge? All of these are valid themes that have been ingrained in our minds from our school days. Yet on Wednesday Director Erica Whyman’s … More Romeo and Juliet, RSC

An interview with writer and blogger Nadine Banna @NadineBanna

Recently I wrote a review of a short story called The Ward, written by a fellow blogger Nadine Banna (@NadineBanna). Having found her story to be thrilling and extremely intriguing, I approached Nadine with the idea of a follow-up post featuring an interview with herself, to find out who, when and what inspired her to … More An interview with writer and blogger Nadine Banna @NadineBanna

Book Review: The Ward by Nadine Banna @NadineBanna

Title: The Ward Author: Nadine Banna Published: 2017 Rating: 4/5 The Ward tells the tale of John and his wife Clarisse. We are made to believe that Clarisse is visiting her husband in a psychiatric ward, however we are not told why. For the majority of the short story we are focusing on Clarisse’s efforts … More Book Review: The Ward by Nadine Banna @NadineBanna