Three Eggs by Mike Snelle
June 12, 2011 – 11:00 am | No Comment

The three eggs were the palest of blues, almost white, and were freckled unevenly with tiny brown specks. They were the most beautiful things Thomas had ever held in his hands. He had seen plenty …

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INTERVIEW – PAUL MURRAY
April 12, 2010 – 6:57 pm | No Comment
INTERVIEW – PAUL MURRAY

by Tristan Summerscale

Paul Murray’s latest novel, Skippy Dies, could not have come out at a more relevant time in terms of some of the dark subject matter that it discusses. Set …

Events Listings – Dec 14th-20th
December 14, 2009 – 7:53 am | No Comment
Events Listings – Dec 14th-20th

by Tristan Summerscale
THEATRE, COMEDY
Kim Noble Will Die – Soho Theatre
Until 9th January
This show has been called ‘unwatchable’, ‘visceral’, ‘hysterical’ and ‘inspiring genius’. It’s meant to be one of the best shows to catch over Christmas …

Events Listings – Nov 30-Dec 6
November 30, 2009 – 11:14 am | No Comment
Events Listings – Nov 30-Dec 6

by Tristan Summerscale
THEATRE
1984 – Battersea Arts Centre
2nd December – January 9th
Though it’s hard to be sure if such a thing exists, the Blind Summit Theatre company have been called the rock’n’roll frontmen …

THEATRE – THE CHERRY ORCHARD, THE OLD VIC
June 13, 2009 – 8:45 am | No Comment
THEATRE – THE CHERRY ORCHARD, THE OLD VIC

by Tristan Summerscale
This is surely the sort of production that the directors of the Old Vic were hoping for when they appointed Kevin Spacey as artistic director in 2003. A hugely ambitious tour, a Chekhov …

INTERVIEW – MATTHEW QUICK
June 4, 2009 – 11:29 am | No Comment
INTERVIEW – MATTHEW QUICK

by Tristan Summerscale
Matthew Quick is a writer from the United States, based in the Philadelphia area. His remarkable debut novel The Silver Linings Playbook was published in the UK on the 2nd January 2009. The …

FILM – BLUE EYELIDS, BFI
May 10, 2009 – 7:01 pm | No Comment
FILM – BLUE EYELIDS, BFI

by Tristan Summerscale

Blue Eyelids is the first feature film outing from the Mexican director Ernesto Contreras, having previously produced a successful series of shorts and co-edited the feature documentary The Last Heroes of the …

FESTIVALS – LATITUDE 2008
July 28, 2008 – 4:44 pm | No Comment
FESTIVALS – LATITUDE 2008

by Tristan Summerscale

NFTU went to check out Latitude 2008 in Suffolk a couple of weeks ago, this is what we thought:
It’s slightly enigmatic tagline is “It’s more than just a music …