Audio production of Mark Ravenhill’s ANGELA | Review

Mark Ravenhill with his Cine Camera in 1971 - Photo credit Mark Ravenhill.

At a time when we’re being overloaded with fresh and innovative ways to share creative content, it feels like a welcome break to go back to basics as the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Pitlochry Festival Theatre have with Mark Ravenhill’s new audio-drama, Angela. The radio form fits the piece perfectly, instantly evoking simpler times … Read more

Review: Imperium I: Conspirator and Imperium II: Dictator

RSCs IMPERIUM Part II Dictator in the West End Credit Manuel Harlan

Imperium is a historical thriller, following Cicero’s attempts to navigate the immoral political landscape of Ancient Rome and protect his much-loved republic from conspiracies and dictatorships. Adapted from the popular Cicero Trilogy novel by Robert Harris, Imperium is a vast, ambitious undertaking, spanning seven hours across two parts. The show’s narrative is complex and detailed, … Read more