‘On the Margins, but make it Sexy’

Words by Daniella Harrison The life of the unconventional is irrevocably sexy. It’s somewhat cool and fashionable to be unconventional in today’s economy: private school students spend Daddy’s money on clothes which evoke ‘chav culture’, and TV shows such as American Horror Story glamorise and fetishize circus performers and Asylum patients via the horror genre. Living life ‘on the margins’ is deemed as something to … Continue reading ‘On the Margins, but make it Sexy’

Bracing snapshot of the Deep South & a salute to traditional theatrical making

The Brothers Size | The Young Vic | ***** Words by Danyal Ahmed Khalik Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney’s The Brothers Size, staged originally 11 years ago returned to the Young Vic with an even more striking and imposing run. Like Moonlight, this play is a coming-of-age production, this being the story of two black brother’s struggle for social progression in the Deep South. And given … Continue reading Bracing snapshot of the Deep South & a salute to traditional theatrical making