The Charioteer by Mary Renault: Book Review

This positive, sincere and heartfelt classic novel has just been reissued by Virago modern press who are also undertaking a project to reissue all of Renaults books, Hurrah!...
Posted On 03 Dec 2013
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STRANGER BY THE LAKE: Review

This is an unnerving psychological thriller which takes place entirely in an idyllic lakeside cruising ground. Its characters seem almost unmoored from society – we have...

HALBWELT KULTUR: Review

Halbwelt Kultur is musical cabaret opening with a wonderfully engaging chorus and using the lives of seven dynamic and sensual women from the Weimer republic to highlight the...
Posted On 28 Nov 2013

Satyagraha: ENO: Review

Satyagraha: Phillip Glass: English National Opera: Review Following the early life of Gandhi in South Africa and his non violent campaigning against segregation and racism and...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013

Blue Is The Warmest Colour: Review

Film review by Lily Pritchard Acclaimed director Abdellatif Kechiche’s latest film, based on Julie Maroh’s graphic novel, is a lesbian coming-of-age drama between...
Posted On 24 Nov 2013

Burning Ashes: Book Review

It’s warm and cozy and not in the slightest bit threatening and I can imagine a few men who would rather enjoy this optimistic story of modern gay love. The author has...
Posted On 17 Nov 2013

The Magic Flute: ENO : Review

From its clever opening to the dramatic close this new production directed by Simon McBurney's of Complicite caught the attention of the audience and kept it held close like...
Posted On 13 Nov 2013

Boy George: Concorde 2: Review

Promoting the release of his first album of original material in 18 years, Boy George alongside a nine-piece band dazzled with a sprinkling of classic hits and tracks from...

TRANSGENDER SEEKIN: Sunny Drake: Review

An eclectic and heart warming UK premier show presented by Pink Fringe and The Basement. This charming and disarmingly clever young antipodean performer takes us on a no hole...
Posted On 26 Oct 2013

THRILLER LIVE: Lyric Theatre, London: Review

Kat Pope hates Michael Jackson so what the hell is she going to make of THRILLER LIVE's 2000th performance? Prepare to be surprised...
Posted On 25 Oct 2013

ALISON MOYET: Dome: Review

Alison Moyet, the treacle voiced chanteuse of spiky pop, returned to her electro roots at a concert featuring cuts from her new album the minutes and a peppering of hits at...

BRIGHTON COMEDY FESTIVAL

Kat Pope goes in search of a laugh at the Brighton Comedy Festival, and is surprised at just what makes her chortle
Posted On 21 Oct 2013
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RUSSELL BRAND – Messiah Complex: Brighton Centre: Review

While there is, of course, a place for dourness, cynicism and misanthropy in comedy, sometimes a performer as innately likeable and warm-hearted as Russell Brand makes a very...
Posted On 19 Oct 2013

BRIGHTON COMEDY FESTIVAL OPENING GALA: Brighton Dome: Review

The Brighton Comedy Festival opens this week. Kat Pope went down to the Opening Gala to sample the fare on offer.
Posted On 05 Oct 2013
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