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...
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It was sweet, last night, to be at Nottingham Playhouse, to see a new play by James Graham. The playwright is from Mansfield and used to work on the door at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal but this was his first new play to be staged in the city where, as he told Geeta...
Diggin’ Holes

Diggin’ Holes

My first introduction to the Louis Sachar’s Holes was in the mid-2000s at high school in a Greater Manchester town. At first, any school curriculum- appointed book seemed like a Camp Green Lake punishment, but Holes felt different. Perhaps it was the Disney...
Stephen Lowe At Seventy: A Tribute.

Stephen Lowe At Seventy: A Tribute.

Accessible and inspirational, Stephen Lowe’s work has been published and performed throughout the world, but it’s his fascination with Nottingham’s radical history and our famous and forgotten characters that makes him our leading man. This month, Stephen celebrates...