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FOOLS ISLAND

A meteor lands on earth carrying two brothers: one good and one ‘not so good’. We have arrived on Fool’s Island. From the first … Read more

THE SPLINTER

Australian playwright Hilary Bell’s The Splinter is a psychological thriller about child abduction, realised in a visually rich, image-based production. Five-year-old Laura has been missing … Read more

PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS

The latest from Aardman Animations (creators of Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run), The Pirates! Band of Misfits is laugh-out-loud funny with Hugh Grant … Read more

MACBETH

Productions of Macbeth have long been riddled with superstition and bad luck, and Bell Shakespeare’s latest didn’t buck the trend: the opening night was delayed … Read more

ALAN HOLLINGHURST

Alan Hollinghurst has a preoccupation with time. While he wrote his latest novel, The Stranger’s Child, he was struck by the oddity of the way that … Read more

J. EDGAR

Director Clint Eastwood tackles the sweeping, long reign of J. Edgar Hoover, first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, exactly as it was – … Read more

THE MERRY WIDOW

Originally created for The Australian Ballet in 1975, the latest production of The Merry Widow has a nostalgic poignancy. It’s a revival in every sense … Read more

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Actor and playwright Toby Schmitz calls Much Ado About Nothing the original rom-com – it’s high romance and high tragedy with real magic and great … Read more