Arts Reviews

TITLE: A Monster Calls AUTHOR: Patrick Ness GENRE: Low fantasy PUBLISHER: Walker Books PUBLISHED: 2011 PAGES: 214 WARNING: Story centres around a family’s experience with

“Those who don’t remember the past are condemned to repeat it” Iona Hampson’s Our Temple tells the harrowing true story

Based on the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon, and turned into a play by Simon Stephens of Punk Rock fame,

As can be expected from any Fringe show at the Nottingham New Theatre, Tom Proffitt’s Ringmaster has all the makings

Frank Galati’s adaptation of John Steinbeck’s classic The Grapes of Wrath tells the story of the Joad family, and their

Monarch, written and directed by student Tom Heath, weaves together spoken word, poetry and dramatic monologues to tell the stories of

Amelia Bullmore’s play about the friendship of three women throughout University and beyond is moving and honest, both about the

Callum Walker’s The Black Dog on my Sofa has a lot to say about depression, and for the most part

Student-written theatre has never been finer than in Emma White’s Infectious. The two woman play is punchy, hilarious, and heart-breaking,

Whereas some plays skirt carefully around controversial subjects, Mike Bartlett’s An Intervention hits the issues straight on, creating a dialogue