Articles about 'review'

DIY Cultures 2017 shows us that counterculture is alive and thriving

Erin Aniker chats with festival founders Hamja Ahsan, Helena Wee and Sofia Niazi

Erin Aniker // 8 June 2017

Categories: Activism, Art, Books, Comics, Culture and Media, Interviews, Politics and Current Affairs

Paradise Lost

Sonya Lalli finds Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn to be a compelling depiction of three women's lives on the fringes of paradise

Sonya Lalli // 30 March 2017

Categories: Books, Reviews

Conviction: a Shondaland-esque legal procedural

The excellent casting makes the show but the women are not complex enough, says J. T. Rattray

J. T. Rattray // 5 December 2016

Categories: Reviews, Television

Teenage bullying in the digital world

Helena Blackstone is impressed by the relevance of new play Sket at the Park Theatre

Helena Blackstone // 30 April 2016

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Dream Nails will fuck you up!

Cassandra Fox has a smashing night at the EP launch of the self-proclaimed "punk witches from hell", Dream Nails

CassieFox // 29 April 2016

Categories: Music, Reviews

Badass and disinclined to diet

Megan Stodel leaves Luisa Omielan’s stand-up show feeling inspired despite the occasional misstep

Megan Stodel // 29 July 2015

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

Three stages onstage

Suzanne Duffy commends an excellent, original idea for a play even if its execution leaves something to be desired

Suzanne Duffy // 2 October 2014

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Richard III: a trans revelation

Katherine Wootton is blown away by new writing, Drag King Richard III, that explores trans experiences through Shakespearean dialogue and manages to get it just right

Katherine Wootton // 3 September 2014

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Have your food for thought with SALT

M. Lý-Eliot is delighted by SALT's issue with an anti-work theme, finding much to think about in its pages

M. Ly-Eliot // 16 August 2014

Categories: Magazines

After Wonderland

Tutku Barbaros is moved by Metta Theatre's colourful adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, which considers a new kind of female protagonist

Tutku Barbaros // 10 June 2014

Categories: Theatre

An incomplete history of women and art

Annie Kevans' portraits of women artists show at the Fine Art Society is just a little too nice for Pamela Edwardes

Pamela Edwardes // 6 June 2014

Categories: Art

Hear her roar

Charlotte Rowland finds dutiful and doubtful Ophelias mercifully far from sight in the Royal Shakespeare Company's rousing revival of The Roaring Girl, the first in a season of plays placing women in the spotlight

Charlotte Rowland // 12 May 2014

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Maggie and the monarch

New play Handbagged, about the two of the most prominent British women of the 1980s, was written and directed by women and boasts a majority woman cast. Lissy Lovett finds it to be a breath of fresh air

Lissy Lovett // 24 April 2014

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

The magic of Red Pig Flower

Mia Hull finds the art of Red Pig Flower exciting, engaging and well worth a visit

Mia Hull // 12 March 2014

Categories: Uncategorized

New review and interview: That Catherine Bennett Show

Catherine Bennett is the new superstar in town. The brainchild of Bryony Kimmings and her young niece Taylor, CB is a palaeontologist and pop star, aiming to entertain and inspire...

Megan Stodel // 3 March 2014

Categories: Blog

New review: Wrong ‘Un

Recently, plays that tell the stories of the struggle for equal rights in the UK seem to have become fashionable. In the last several months, we’ve reviewed Blue Stockings at...

Megan Stodel // 5 February 2014

Categories: Blog

New review: Zola Jesus at the Tabernacle

Russian-American singer songwriter Nika Danilova – aka Zola Jesus – is known for her very physical stage energy. Marta Owczarek heads to the Tabernacle in London to check out a...

Holly Combe // 29 October 2013

Categories: Blog

As monumental as ever

Russian-American singer songwriter Nika Danilova - aka Zola Jesus - is known for her very physical stage energy. Marta Owczarek heads to the Tabernacle in London to check out a gig with J. G. Thirlwell and Mivos Quartet and finds a more low key but nonetheless powerful performance

Marta Owczarek //

Categories: Music, Reviews

New review: Sing Us a Song, Piano Woman

The iconic Tori Amos and her devoted followers do not fit the stereotypical view of women’s place in music. But what about the women who just crave a good tune?...

Holly Combe // 21 October 2013

Categories: Blog

Tori and the women who love her: feminism in action?

The iconic Tori Amos and her devoted followers do not fit the stereotypical view of women's place in music. But what about the women who just crave a good tune? Louise Allan takes a critical look at US scholar Adrienne Trier-Bienieck's recent book about Amos fans and argues that there are a variety of female music lovers out there doing their own thing who cannot all be categorised by "women's issues"

Louise Allan //

Categories: Books, Music, Reviews

Happily ever after?

As The Ugly Sisters considers the Cinderella story from a different perspective, Debbie Brannon muses on the messages fairytales send

Debbie Brannon // 17 October 2013

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Zen and the art of rubbish bin maintenance

Is this a clever twist on daily chores or is it class pornography? Britain's first solo exhibition of Mierle Laderman Ukeles' earlier work makes an uncertain impression on Abbi Davey

Abbi Davey // 16 October 2013

Categories: Art, Reviews

New review: Orange is the New Black

US women’s prison drama, Orange is the New Black, tells the story of a woman imprisoned for transporting drug money. The show has been has been tentatively praised for its...

Holly Combe // 11 October 2013

Categories: Blog

The new feminist thing?

US women's prison drama, Orange is the New Black, tells the story of a woman imprisoned for transporting drug money. The show has been has been tentatively praised for its representation of a range of female characters. Lola Ripley watches and finds the strong and prevailing message that we are all just one choice away from losing our liberty, particularly those without safety nets

Lola Ripley //

Categories: Reviews, Television

The liberty to learn

After seeing Blue Stockings, Sophie Walshe is ready to reclaim the old insult and insist on recognition for the women who campaigned for equal education in 1896

Sophie Walshe // 3 September 2013

Categories: Theatre

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