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The Best Pints

What's the best pint you ever had? Or if that isn't your particular tipple, the best glass of wine or cup of tea? Not the taste, the moment. This i...
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Harry’s Christmas

Christmas can be a difficult time of the year to be alone. Everything seems designed to highlight your loneliness - from the number of cards you (don'...
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How to Build a Better Tulip

I am very very distantly related to Alexander Dumas. My mother's great aunt was his great, great something or other. I raise this not becuase I want t...
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Something is happening

This piece sort of snuck up on me. On one level it's a funny, silly take on both the happiness industrial complex and the word of motivational Ted Tal...
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The Key

The Key is a simple tale of two brothers (Michael Nowak and Mateusz Mirek) who wish to behave badly. Sometimes to each other and sometimes enabling th...
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The Crucible

The Crucible was written as a direct rebuke from the playwright Arthur Miller to McCarthyism and the silencing of the American left. As such, its revi...
Jenna Fincken in Ruckus
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Ruckus

Ruckus is a hard-hitting journey through the experience of coercive control. It neither sensationalized nor flinches from the impact that living with ...
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Doctor Faustus

Would you make a deal with the devil to trade 24 years of fun for an eternity of torment? That is the question at the heart of Marlowe’s play that exp...
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Larkin With Women

It is Larkin’s centenary – he was born 100 years ago into a very different world. He died 37 years ago also into a very different world. But I questio...
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Monster

Monster covers a really tough and difficult topic and does so with enormous humanity and real depth. It views a tragic and evil act through the lens o...