Reviewing Reviewed: An Attempt to be Honest


I’ve been thinking a lot about honesty. Not in the overall, broad sense of that word and what it encompasses, but in terms of how it relates to my writing and more specifically my writing about theatre. This blog post, therefore, is an attempt to tell the truth, to strip off the usual protective armour … Continue reading

Objectivity or Multiplicity? The Changing Face of Theatre Criticism

Oscar Wilde, scribe of many a witty dictum in his time, declared in the Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray that ‘the critic is he who can translate into another manner or a new material his impression of beautiful things’. Rather a nice way to describe the role of a critic, I think. Two of … Continue reading

Theatre & Social Media: Follow the Conversations

I doubt whether many of Twitter’s 200 million odd users have paused to look at the website’s About page, but for the first time the other day I took a curious peek. Buried in among the blurb about information, networks and embedded media, there were a couple of phrases that jumped off the computer screen … Continue reading


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