A love/Eight relationship

    Based on a survey that asked British people in their twenties to identify the experiences and qualities which most accurately summarised their generation, Ella Hickson’s award winning Eight is a blend of acute contemporary social and political observations and deeply personal musings, and it this aspect which is conveyed so beautifully in this […]

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A cracking script: Preview of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Not often do we hear a girl with severe disabilities being called a “vegetable”, “crackpot” or a “spastic” by her doctor or her own father. We do, in this 1967 play by Peter Nichols, which is a novelty to be welcomed. Disability and illness are common fodder for a very banal breed of art, which […]

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