Category : Culture

Articles / Culture - 5 days ago

On my radar: Fiona Shaw’s cultural highlights

The award-winning actor on the genius of Fritz Lang, the human cost of Homer’s Iliad and where to find the best live music in IrelandBorn in County Cork, Ireland, in 1958, Fiona Shaw studied philosophy at University College Cork before training at Ra...

Articles / Culture - 5 days ago

Tennis Elbow review – a nonstop rally of jokes

Pitlochry Festival theatre, onlineJohn Byrne revisits the terrain of his 1977 hit spoof Writer’s Cramp to follow the fortunes of artist Pamela Crichton Capers in this dizzy audio dramaPell-mell, helter skelter, the joshing wordplay rains down. No cha...

Articles / Culture - 5 days ago

Streaming: the best springtime movies

From the floral euphoria of Bambi to outright pastoral terror in The Wicker Man, cinema’s best spring stories are a heady bunchSpring is emphatically here, albeit in somewhat damp form of late; coinciding with the vaccine drive and an incremental lif...