Preview: The Cosmonaut’s Last Message To The Woman He Once Loved In The Former Soviet Union

Heavy brows and chiselled features abound in the aesthetically convincing cast of David Greig’s The Cosmonaut’s Last Message To The Woman He Once Loved In The Former Soviet Union, co-directed by Thomas Bailey and Emma D’Arcy. It comes as no surprise that language and (mis)communication are the drive of such an impractically titled play. It […]

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Talkin’ 5th week blues

“Blues is a feeling, that makes you feel very bad.” So said Lightnin’ Hopkins, with enviable concision. Blues is likewise a music that can make you feel very bad. The genre’s derived from the music of African-American slaves, and they had a fair bit to ‘feel very bad’ about (kind of makes ‘Fifth-Week-Blues’ disappear over […]

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