Tagged with National theatre

Man + Superman

This is the latest live broadcasts from the National Theatre in London, starring the force of nature that is Ralph Fiennes in the GB Shaw bladder-busting 240 minute production. This is a play that has seldom been performed, – it’s last at the National in 1981, but it is a real tour de force, and … Continue reading

A Gem of a Revival

This is from an article in the i Newspaper by Boyd Tonkin Back in the 1930s in Germany, the works of Marx and Freud were burnt as examples of the ‘moral degeneracy’ of the post-war WeimarRepublic. But joining their works on the bonfire at Opernplatz in Berlin on 10 May 1933 were books by the lesser … Continue reading

The Drowned Man : A Hollywood Fable

There has been a bit of a fuss lately in Britain on the imbalance of arts funding, with far more going to London; the response from some is to move some of the major institutions such as the British Museum – the biggest attraction in the country to somewhere up north, as if this would … Continue reading