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Theatre TODAY

‘ Theatre TODAY ‘ takes you on a panoramic expedition, a journey covering more than 30 countries worldwide. Read, what’s happening in the theatre …


The 21 deadly sins of theatre production | Opinion

Scratching your head about what to produce or write next? Here are some pointers for things to avoid...

21. Plays which reveal the press are immoral …


World Theatre Day


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Why Director Randall Miller's Statement on Sarah Jones’ Death Is Absolutely Grotesque

Last February, camera assistant Sarah Jones was tragically hit by a train and killed while working on the set of director Randall Miller’s film …

Sarah Jones

Alistair McDowall's Pomona transfers to National Theatre and Royal Exchange

Alistair McDowall’s Pomona, hailed as one of 2014’s most exciting new plays when it opened at the Orange Tree theatre in Richmond, is to transfer to the National Theatre in London and Manchester’s Royal Exchange.

A dark and startling thriller staged in a sunken pit, Pomona has a plot that takes in a …


Nicholas Hytner: a look back Part one – 2003 to 2008 As Nicholas Hytner’s tenure as the Director of the National Theatre comes to an end, here’s a reminder of some of the plays he directed. Henry V by William Shakespeare (2003) His Dark Materials, Two plays based on the novels by Philip Pullman (1995-2000), adapted by Nicholas Wright (2003) The History Boys by Alan Bennett (2004) Stuff Happens by David Hare (2004) Henry IV by William Shakespeare (2005) Southwark Fair by Samuel Adamson (2006) The Man of Mode by George Etherege (2007) Rafta Rafta by Ayub Khan-Din Based on All in Good Time by Bill Naughton (2007) Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare (2007) Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw (2008) Take a look at part two – 2009 to 2015 Nick Hytner looks back on his time at the NT at a platform talk on Friday 27 March at 5:30pm.

As Nicholas Hytner’s tenure as the Director of the National Theatre comes to an end, here’s a reminder of some of the plays he directed.

Henry V by


Albert Camus on Happiness and Love, Illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton

“If those whom we begin to love could know us as we were before meeting them … they could perceive what they have made of us.”

In this new installment of the Brain Pickings artist series, I’ve once again teamed up with the wonderfully talented Wendy MacNaughton, on the heels of our previous …

Albert Camus

7 Fantasy Series to Read If You Love Game of Thrones

If you’re like most Game of Thrones fans, you’re getting impatient waiting for April 12, when Season 5 of the tv version of George R. R. Martin’s A

Game of Thrones

Raymond Chandler on Writing

“The test of a writer is whether you want to read him again years after he should by the rules be dated.”

Last week, while researching this omnibus of what famous authors wrote about their beloved pets in their letters and journals, I came upon the irresistible 1981 anthology Selected Letters of


Siri talk to me! Readers’ Favorite with FIVE STARS

Reviewed by Anne-Marie Reynolds for Readers' Favorite

‘Siri…Talk To Me by Mike Haridy is a book of discovery about the origins

and life of a personal …

D.T. Suzuki on What Freedom Really Means and How Zen Can Help Us Cultivate Our Character

“The ego-shell in which we live is the hardest thing to outgrow.”

Alan Watts may be credited with popularizing Eastern philosophy in the West, but he owes the entire trajectory of his life and legacy to a single encounter with the Zen Buddhist sage D.T. Suzuki (October 18, 1870–July 12, 1966) — one …


Amazon, Beware: How Print-It-Yourself Technology Could Save Publishing

PARIS — This was without a doubt one of the main attractions of this week's 35th annual Paris Book Fair. Two renowned publishers in France, La …


موقع إسرائيلي يزعم: البحرية المصرية تسيطر على باب المندب

زعم موقع "ديبكا" الاستخباراتي الإسرائيلي، أنه علم من مصادره العسكرية، أن قوات البحرية المصرية سيطرت على باب المندب الذي يتحكم في الدخول والخروج للبحر …

البحرية المصرية تشتبك مع أسطول إيران ضمن "عاصفة الحزم"

أوضح لـ"مصر اليوم" تَلقي "الإسكان" مليون طلب

مصطفى مدبولي يعلن بدء تنفيذ العاصمة الإدارية في تموز

مصطفى مدبولي

القاهرة – إيمان إبراهيمأكدّ وزير الإسكان …

Frantic Assembly Masterclass: Learning to Fly

Research funding doubled for Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama will see the amount of research funding it receives almost double for the 2015/16


William S. Burroughs and Tennessee Williams Talk Writing, Drugs, and Death in 1977

“Deliberate, conscienceless mendacity, the acceptance of falsehood and hypocrisy, is the most dangerous of all sins.”

Tennessee Williams and William S. Burroughs had a great deal in common: Both were born in St. Louis, within three years of each other, but didn’t meet until, in their late forties, …

Tennessee Williams

An Iron Throne made of 300 golf clubs is a hole-in-one

When you play the game of thrones, you either win or you bogey.

With the Iron Throne being made from all sorts of materials, golf clubs were the next logical step. But this tribute to Game of Thrones' return is more than just par for the course.

Direct Golf made this masterpiece using more than 300 …

This Is Why Queen Elizabeth Refused to Sit Atop the Iron Throne

Queen Elizabeth is surely allowed to sit on regular chairs that aren’t strictly representative of English royalty; the life of a Queen would be …

Queen Elizabeth II

Indira Varma: From 'Game of Thrones' to 'Man and Superman'

George Bernard Shaw's play may be entitled Man and Superman, but I've just met its superwoman. A new production of this rarely performed play opens …


International Theatre Institute ITI

World Theatre Day - 27 March

World Theatre Day is the creation of the International Theatre Institute (ITI). It is celebrated annually on the 27th …

The joke that got a Seinfeld episode cancelled

It is a minor moment in cultural history, but perhaps worth noting for what it says about the sensitivities of our age. NBC, which tolerated ethnic …


The Iron Throne Has Been Remade with Dildos for “Game of Bones”

The Iron Throne is really having its moment — the original hogged the spotlight from the GOT characters and the upcoming season by being refused Queen …

Seth Meyers

How Creativity Works: Neil Gaiman on Where Ideas Comes From

The power of desperation, deadlines, and daydreaming.

Beneath the eternal question of what creativity is lies the mystery of where good ideas come from and how we can coax them into manifesting. It’s a conundrum that has occupied artists, inventors, and philosophers alike since the dawn of human …

Neil Gaiman

اخر النهار - قرية الزينية .. القرية المصرية الوحيدة التي تتحدث اللغة القبطية الى الان

Brain Games & Brain Training

1960s: The Flanker Task is created by psychologist Charles Eriksen

2007: Lumosity’s Lost in Migration game is developed based on Eriksen’s work

The Brain

27 مليار و844 مليون جنيه إيرادات قناة السويس خلال 8 أشهر

الإسماعيلية- أ ش أ:

حققت قناة السويس خلال الثمانية أشهر الأولي من العام المالي الحالي 2014 / 2015 إيرادات بلغت جملتها 3 مليارات و649 مليون و300 ألف …

بالأرقام.. أجور العاملين بالدولة من أول يوليو طبقًا للتصنيف الجديد (جدول)

كتب - أحمد عمار:

قامت الحكومة في قانون الخدمة المدنية الجديد - الذي أقره الرئيس عبد الفتاح السيسي خلال شهر مارس الحالي -، بوضع تصنيف جديد للوظائف في …