The government is sticking to its message that universities are overfunded. Previously unpopular policies of fee deregulation and 20% cuts in funding have been abandoned in favour of a focus on increasing student contributions and repayments. Ruth Thomas reports
“People should not be put off just because it’s an opera. I think it is just people’s perceptions of opera - that it is not accessible - that is completely untrue. It should be the same as going to any movie or anything like that; it should have the same relation.” Interview by Ruth Thomas.
Writer and director Sally Richardson talks to Ruth Thomas on the new PICA production 'Trigger Warning', which blends solo monologues, theatre and noise music to tell stories of women and refugees impacted by war.