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‘A fresh viewpoint’: Her Romeo review

Her Romeo, Paprichoo’s latest production for the annual Bedfest, is a new interpretation of Shakespeare’s famous tragic romance that brings a fresh viewpoint to this well-known story. The show opens with the cast of eight actors standing centre stage, when all turn to look at Benvolia (Olivia Thom), the protagonist of this version. The decision […]

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Culture Literature

Radical Book Fair: Feminist Horror Night

Lighthouse Bookshop’s Radical Book Fair presents Feminist Horror Night in the Assembly Roxy. Originally a church, the venue not only helps to create the eerie and spooky mood, but its historic features and stone pillars help highlight the traditional tropes of a gothic horror setting. Accompanying the creepy atmosphere is blue stage lighting, a stylistic […]

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SISF: Open Hearth – New Moon

As the moon wanes, the International Storytelling Festival ends another week with Open Hearth – New Moon, a whimsical culmination of folk tales and comedic short stories that help devise a relaxing ambience for the evening performances. Both the warm lighting and the communal singing help to bring both audience and storyteller together to absorb […]