Theatre Review: Equus by Peter Shaffer at Northern Stage, Newcastle

The English Touring Theatre (ETT) have just completed their time at Newcastle’s Northern Stage before continuing on to a run at Guildford performing Peter Shaffer’s ‘Equus’. It is a superb production. The subject matter is dark and based on an actual real event – a boy blinds several horses with a poker in a single… Read More Theatre Review: Equus by Peter Shaffer at Northern Stage, Newcastle

Book Review: How to Avoid Huge Ships And Other Implausibly Titled Books by Joel Rickett

How to Avoid Huge Ships: And Other Implausibly Titled Books by Joel Rickett My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have an eclectic taste in art forms, to say the least. Whether I review books, or theatre productions, or music, the range of material I like is pretty vast. I’m rather pleased then to have… Read More Book Review: How to Avoid Huge Ships And Other Implausibly Titled Books by Joel Rickett

Book Review: What the Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley

What the Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley by David Shrigley My rating: 1 of 5 stars Let me start by stating my credentials: I’m legally sane;I’m reputedly reasonably intelligent;I have several graduate and post-graduate qualifications and training including several in Art History;I love art – in particularly the Surrealist and Dadaist schools;I… Read More Book Review: What the Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley