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Fringe 2023: Vita and Virginia (Abridged)

Virginia Woolf met fellow author Vita Sackville-West in the upper-class Bloomsbury scene of the 1920s. What followed was an infatuation which would span two decades, and inspire one of Woolf’s…

Drama Review: Freshwater by Virginia Woolf

Imagine a tipsy room of eminent painters, poets, and intellectuals, laughing as they wait for a play to begin. Virginia Woolf sits alongside E.M. Forster; T.S. Eliot may pop in.…

Cult Column: Celebrating 30 Years of Orlando at the Cameo

On a rather damp Sunday evening I went down to the Cameo to watch the 30th anniversary screening of Orlando. I had wanted to watch Orlando for some time, having…

Review: A Room of One’s Own

Virginia Woolf convincingly argues that a woman needs money and a room of her own if she is to compose fiction in her 1929 essay A Room of One’s Own.…

‘One of the greatest adaptations’: Dalloway review

On stage, Mrs Dalloway says she will buy the flowers herself and so the play begins. There is only one woman on stage, and she gives voice to every character…

Literature and Resistance

How best to talk about literature and resistance? Perhaps historically, looking at the works of Thomas Hardy, Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and Henry James, for example. Alternatively, one could look…