FEATURE: The People Show 121: The rise of devising and collaborative theatre as actor and playwright become one

Originally posted on Arts Uncovered:
What is devising and how is it changing the way we produce theatre? The People Show has been doing it since the late sixties, but more and more devised shows are making it onto the mainstream market. Sophie Morlin-Yron reports It’s 7.30 on a typical autumn evening and The Old…

FEATURE: A guide to unregenerated London

The regeneration of London began long ago in the 1990s, however the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have pushed the process even further. All good you might think, but there is a historical and nostalgic beauty about some of London’s derelict buildings and architecture. Whether you have come to see the Olympics or are…

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BOOK REVIEW: Graham Harvey – We Want Real Food

Author Graham Harvey writes for the Telegraph and the Guardian and he is the Agricultural Editor of BBC Radio 4. Briefly explained, We Want Real Food, 2008, (Constable) is about how our soils, thanks to the way we now run our farms, are lacking important chemical components such as Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium. This, says Harvey, is “a big issue” and…