NEWS: Richard Alston Dance Company Announce 2017 Touring Productions

The contemporary dance company have released details of the eight works that will tour across the UK throughout 2017.  Touring from the 26th January until the 16th June, the company’s programme includes the world premiere of  Chacony in the US, accompanied by a live string quartet.  As well as touring the UK, the company will… Read More

PREVIEW: The Swarm, Vault Festival

Following on from a set of sold out shows at the Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe, The Quorum brings The Swarm to the Vault Festival from the 8th to the 12th February.  Composed by Heloise Tunstall-Behrens, The Swarm is a piece of theatre which stretches the boundaries of of choral music, sound and movement to celebrate and bring audiences… Read More

Film Roles that Nearly Went to Different Actors…

Following the news that Robin Williams reportedly wanted to play Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, here’s a guide to some film roles which could have gone to different actors… 1.  John Travolta as Forrest Gump: now although it would be difficult to imagine anyone other than Tom Hanks starring in this classic film, it turns out… Read More

PREVIEW: Space to Breathe, Somerset House

With air pollution levels in London getting higher, Space to Breathe will ask what collective action can we take to make our cities less congested, cleaner and more energy efficient? Taking place on the 28th and 29th January at Somerset House, Space to Breathe is a weekend filled with art installations, performances, talks and workshops to… Read More

REVIEW: Villa America by Liza Klaussmann

This heartbreaking story based on the real lives of Sara and Gerald Murphy is vivid in description and enhances the glamour and lives of their friends which included Ernest Hemingway, Scott Fitzgerald and Cole Porter.  Spanning from 1898 all the way through to 1937, Liza Klaussmann’s beautifully told novel follows the glamorous lives led by… Read More

NEWS: Audra McDonald to Return to London for Four Nights

It has been confirmed that six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will return to London’s Leicester Square Theatre for four special concerts in April.  From the 12th to the 15th April, the Broadway star will return to the Leicester Square Theatre, where her shows sold out last year, to perform and to talk about her… Read More