Arts

Morgan Creative Bring Philip McDonagh’s Crime and Punishment to Kino-teatr, 1–5 November 2017.

Morgan Creative Preview by Simone Witney Everything points to this being a hugely exciting performance. Luke Morgan reads Crime and Punishment every January and his passion is clearly shared by the rest of the cast. Together with Yvette Pique, the…
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Literature

We Can Be Heroes

HIP CLASSICS by SIMONE WITNEY Homer’s Iliad translated by Stephen Mitchell, Audiobook read by Alfred Molina 'Rage’ is the first word of the Iliad and its theme. ‘Anger’, says Achilles ‘far sweeter than trickling honey, expands in the breast like smoke’.…
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Regulars

Mobs and Rockers

Stephen Cullis and Simone Witney Stephen Hawking had one word to describe the phenomenon known as Donald Trump: demagogue. We have to go back to 5th Century Athens to discover the origins of this term and to see whether or…
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