Tag: theatre

Creative Arts Book of the Week 14/03/16

Gilbert and Sullivan: gender, genre, parody by Carolyn Williams A couple of weeks ago I saw UPDMS perform Ruddygore (or The Witch’s Curse) at the Theatre Royal in Portsmouth.  It was a trip down memory lane for me.  Thirty years

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New Theatre Royal presents…

Games with the Water Horse New Theatre Royal is delighted to present Jon Adams’ latest performance installation piece, Games with the Water Horse, described as “an exploration of consciousness, life story, art forms, and neurodiverse thinking”.  It is on show at

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Creative Arts book of the week 23/11/15

Setting the scene: perspectives on twentieth-century theatre architecture, edited by Alistair Fair Browsing the new book display, this interesting cover caught my eye. I love theatres as buildings and as places for performance. As a seasoned traveller who loves the classical

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Digital Theatre Plus trial

We are pleased to announce trial access to Digital Theatre Plus, from 1st – 15th June.  Watch famous theatre productions online.  Digital Theatre Plus will be available on campus, or from off campus either through the Web Proxy Service or by using the

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Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

If you are interested in film, television, radio, theatre or music you will love this new addition to library resources.  Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive provides full text access to key historical magazines in these subject areas including Melody Maker, New

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 27/03/2014

A series of books has caught my attention on the new book display this week – Theatre  &  These short books written by leading academics are a good starting point for your research.  They cover topics such as theatre and

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War Horse

TOTD is very excited to be going to see the National Theatre production of War Horse this evening. Based on the book by Michael Morpurgo, this production uses the most amazing puppets created by  Handspring Puppet Company. To see how

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Dickens’ Birthday

It’s the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birthday today – even Google is celebrating with one of their occasional doodles (see below). We won’t try to link to all the free versions of Dickens’ books which you can download for

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The Script Swap Shop

This new service may appeal to students in the creative arts or anyone who treads the boards in amateur theatre. Script Swap is a free service for anyone who wants to swap, sell or give away copies of stage scripts.

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Editathon

If you’re free on the 4th of June and interested in literature and drama, you might like to join in with the British Library’s Wikimedia event: http://uk.wikimedia.org/wiki/Editathon,_British_Library

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