REVIEW: The Picture of Dorian Gray – Barn Theatre online

Brian Butler March 16, 2021

Brian Butler is drawn into the word of online influencers -one of whom would sell his soul

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Christmas tv and streaming

Brian Butler December 24, 2020

Brian Butler makes his lockdown choice of seasonal viewing on TV and streaming

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Community News

Disability rights campaigner makes shortlist for national award

James Ledward July 16, 2019

A man who has campaigned for disability rights after beating the odds to recover from a late diagnosis of HIV has been shortlisted for the UK’s largest diversity awards.

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Sherrie Silver shows the world how to Rock the Ribbon

James Ledward November 28, 2018

A video narrated by Stephen Fry, showcases the dance skills of the choreographer who directed Childish Gambino’s smash viral hit This Is America earlier this year, has just been released to highlight the National AIDS Trust (NAT) new message to Rock The Ribbon this World AIDS Day on December 1.

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In The South

Ireland votes to remove blasphemy from its constitution

James Ledward October 29, 2018

Ireland’s vote to remove blasphemy from its constitution is a resounding success for free speech, says Humanists UK. Irish citizens voted resoundingly at a referendum on Saturday, October 27 to remove the clause from the constitution.

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OPERA REVIEW: The life to come by Fry & Mander

November 2, 2017

it’s refreshing to listen to the voice of such a staunch eloquent atheist being applied to religious dogma and doggerel and the very real harm it has caused to the expression of love in all it’s infinite variety.   It’s the first time in a long time when I’ve  thought ‘you deserved that you sanctimonious  worm’ at the inevitable nasty end of one of the protagonists. I felt for Vithobai’s betrayal.

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OPERA PREVIEW: The Life to Come @Roedean School Theatre

October 24, 2017

Surrey Opera brings its exciting World Premiere production of The Life to Come to the Roedean School Theatre, Brighton on Sunday, October 29. With music by talented young composer Louis Mander and libretto by renowned actor, presenter and writer Stephen Fry, this new opera is based on the E.M. Forster story of the same name.

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