Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: Play Review

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead, announces the First Ambassador in Hamlet. The demise of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern is overlooked amidst the bloodbath and body count in the final act of Hamlet, but Tom Stoppard’s 1966 play turns Shakespeare’s story inside out and propels these minor characters to the centre-stage while the protagonist Hamlet becomes a … More Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: Play Review

Blood and Gore – Macbeth at the Globe

The beginning is suitably eerie; the witches rise amidst smoke and darkness from the heap of dismembered bodies. They hiss and use the bloody limbs to build caricatures while Jocelyn Pook’s dark and haunting music in the background adds to the enchantment. The opening promises of an unnerving production, unfortunately it doesn’t quite succeed as … More Blood and Gore – Macbeth at the Globe

Out of this world: 5 things from Cosmonauts at the Science Museum

“When I grow up, I’m going to be an astronaut” At some moment or another, I’m sure all of us dreamt of dreams to voyage into outer space, perhaps with tinfoil wrapped around our body and a silver colander on our heads. Over 50 years after the first human journeyed into outer space, travelling into space is still … More Out of this world: 5 things from Cosmonauts at the Science Museum