Author Archive

Review: P.G. Wodehouse Volume One, narrated by Stephen Fry

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What an excellent narrator for the Jeeves Collection is Stephen Fry. He makes the quintessential Berty Wooster seem easy, carrying exactly the intonation, humour, pace and Wooster-ish-ness that I imagined when I first… Continue reading

Achievements Unlocked

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I wasn’t going to share this until 2021, but was inspired to do so on Friday. I’ll tell you why, but need to put it in context first. I don’t remember when I… Continue reading

Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer

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Any exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery takes me at least three visits to appreciate fully. With its consistent yet quirky curation, multi-screen medley with each screen integral to the other, and every… Continue reading

#BAMEOVER

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We support and agree with the following statement by Inc Arts: “Throughout August more than 1,000 people took Inc Arts’ #BAMEOver survey, and on 4th September 2020 over 250 people came together to… Continue reading

Statement Of Solidarity #BlackLivesMatter

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At DanceGRiST we stand in solidarity with our black friends, colleagues, creatives, artists, communities and contributors. DanceGRiST, our culture, our society and the world would not be the same without you. Your voices,… Continue reading

Escape Act by Alexandra Bachzetsis, a brief review

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Escape Act by Alexandra Bachzetsis was a movement-based deconstruction of conventional heteronormative behaviours. It was the kind of work I would expect to see in WoWmen! 2020 (a festival about gender, art and… Continue reading

Coronavirus and DanceGRiST

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We are replanning what we are doing to support the dancers, artists and multiskilled creatives we support at this time. We are working on real things that help – and we’re in the… Continue reading

Festival and Artists’ Opportunity

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As the theatre industry and wider society reels from the unprecedented shock of the coronavirus outbreak and COVID-19 pandemic, many producers and artists are taking the initiative to share work and support each other during these difficult times.

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance wins Best Independent Company at 20th National Dance Awards

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On February 20th, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance won Best Independent Dance Company at the 20th National Dance Awards. The annual National Dance Awards recognises excellence in dance. It is organised by the Dance Section… Continue reading

Oreo Complex, GENERAL WASTE, COLLIDER. Three short reviews

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Review of three intriguing and distinct works of performance art at Siobhan Davies Dance’s Open Choreography Performance Evening

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