Theatre of Hope: Ben Macpherson’s ‘Horsemen’

Theatre of Hope: Ben Macpherson’s ‘Horsemen’

On the 18th of March a new play, Horsemen. had its first public reading at Nottingham’s NonSuch Studios. It was a sell-out crowd. The play is a comedy of redemption, rebuilding and identity that tells the story of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse after they’ve destroyed...
Sophie Diver: Stepping out of The Cupboard

Sophie Diver: Stepping out of The Cupboard

Focus and motivation are two friends I don’t hear much from these days. Somehow lockdown makes a blank page emptier, daily word counts unobtainable and tea breaks half-hourly. Remember March 2020? The Before. The Brink. It brought us a most unwelcome, but necessary,...
Ben Norris : On the Sliproad to Glory

Ben Norris : On the Sliproad to Glory

Ben Norris arrives at the Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature office laden with plastic bags “I’m so sorry” he explains “My rucksack just broke and I’ve had to improvise”. Well, that rucksack has served him well in the past, strapped to his back as he thumbed his way...