Arts

Review: 1984 at His Majesty’s Theatre

The choice to re-contextualise the play within the bookend of a contemporary bookclub was clumsy. The beginning and ending lines of 1984 are some of the most artfully emphatic in all modern literature, and editorialising them was painfully unnecessary. Harry Sanderson reviews.

Words with Ben Sutton

Arts editor Harry Sanderson spoke to Ben Sutton about his role in the upcoming world premiere of 'Coma Land' by the Black Swan State Theatre Company.

Review: The Advisors (The Last Great Hunt)

"Particular passages were the white male performer made an alphabetised recount of racial slurs, or where a female performer attempts to put a positive spin on sexual assault, stood out as unseemly highlights." Nick Morlet reviews

Words with Mararo Wangai

Tolerance is such a politically correct kind of position to have -- you have to do so much more. Harry Peter Sanderson interviews Mararo Wangai.

Column Talk I

The Doric Column came to be seen as an unornamented and dependable figure of American sentimentality, like Atticus Finch or Abraham Lincoln. Harry Peter Sanderson writes.