This is a loose telling of the Agamemnon myth powerfully set in the final stages of World War 1. James Marlowe’s charismatic Agamemnon is a Lancashire lad who joins up leaving his pregnant wife Clytemenstra played by the gifted Bebe Sanders.
The motiveless crime fascinates us. Murder for murder’s sake challenges all our conditioning and leads us into our uncivilised self. This musical play focuses on the 1924 crime committed in Chicago by Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold.
This is a Cambridge University production taken from Frank Cottrell Boyce’s televised play God on Trial. The idea comes from an apocryphal story of Jews in Auschwitz prosecuting God for allowing them to be annihilated.
Michael Bartholomew-Biggs enjoys a Pop-Up Opera performance at St Mary’s church, Islington
Leah Fritz talks to Patricia Oxley about editing Acumen poetry magazine, running the Torbay festival and being awarded the MBE
Clare Doyle explains the “Estival” in “Festivals” In French the word for ‘summery’ is estival. Add the F at the beginning, and you’ve got it all, a time of celebration in the sunshine.
Archives 2010 Clare Doyle writes about all that jazz
It is the hottest month of the season. Between emotional sunsets, a full moon and the green ray, Ibiza resident Helen Donlon gets nocturnal with clubland icons Rose Bee, Alter Ego, Rebeka Brown, Mo Moniz and Francois Kevorkian.
Archive 2008 Music: London Grip Goes To Glastonbury 2008 The Morning After Glastonbury Music Festival is the biggest annual event in Britain.