The Tales of Hoffmann, Britten Theatre, London

The Tales of Hoffmann, Britten Theatre, London

Fruitful Wounds Robert Thicknesse It’s one of those fatal-composition stories, like Mozart’s Requiem: worn out by 20 years of frantic work, and pretty ill too, Jacques Offenbach chose as a text for his last opera a story about a singer whose peculiar malady means she...
British values should be preserved

British values should be preserved

William Russell The curse of theatre going especially in London has become the standing ovation. No matter how dire the show, especially on a first night, the audience gets to its feet, although some members do so reluctantly it has to be said. The definition of a...