The Father

The Father by August Strindberg, new version by Laurie Slade. Belgrade Theatre, Coventry. 31st March – 14th April 2012. Directed by Joe Harmston. As a follow-up to Nora, I went to see The Father on Thursday with some of the lovely Coventry Feminist Culture Club women. The relationship between these two contrasting plays is fascinating and I’m glad the Belgrade […]

Nora: out of the Doll’s House?

Nora, stage version by Ingmar Bergman, adapted from Henrik Ibsen’s famously feminist play A Doll’s House. Belgrade Theatre, Coventry. 28th January – 18th February 2012. Directed by Patricia Benecke. The first cultural outing of the newly-formed Coventry Feminist Culture Club was to the Thursday 16th February performance of Nora, followed by a post-show discussion with the director and […]

2011 in photos

Well, 2011 has been an astonishing year. The Guardian’s 2011 Year in Review and The Student Journals’ Best Pictures and Most Iconic Moments of 2011 are both well worth checking out for a visual reminder of this year’s many highs and lows. It’s been a pretty spectacular year for me personally, too. I’ve seen Paris, Prague, Tours, Rouen, […]