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Proof – Extended Review

Proof, an acclaimed drama by American playwright David Auburn, explores grief, mental illness and family ties against an academic and mathematical backdrop. It is a family drama that shows the weight of genius, and the difficulty of trying to prove oneself and find validation in the people around us or from a world that thrives on insecurity. Catherine (Marie Ellis),…read more
Articles, Interview

Interview: Director Mingyu Lin on Jack & I

Jack and I: The Jack the Ripper Musical made its Brighton Fringe debut this year after enjoying success at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2014. It charts the investigation into the slippery killer Jack the Ripper, with Inspector Abberline trying to balance his fraying marriage, the demands of his boss and prying journalists, all the while the Ripper gets further and…read more
Articles, Film, Musical

Clothes Make the Musical: The Costumes that Coloured Les Misérables

It’s a musical that has enjoyed worldwide acclaim on both West End and Broadway stages, and has since seen fresh success on cinema screens through Tom Hooper’s 2012 adaptation. It seems only right that a story written with such painstaking attention to detail should be showcased through costumes that have been created with a similarly perceptive eye, an eye that…read more