It was the last to close and the first to open; for our August Theatre Review, Jess Steadman tells us exactly why Six – a feminist retelling of the lives of Henry VIII’s six wives – is the musical the world needed.
“A mesmerising balance between subtlety and revelation so that we are left with a tender yet bitingly funny account of modern life”
For this month’s review, Literature Editor Katharine Spurrier looks at the nuances of the modern world seen in Dolly Alderton’s ‘Ghosts’
Illustration: Ben Beechener
In this month’s review, Jess Steadman looks into the delicate exploration of motherhood, society, and identity in Maria Dahvana Headley’s ‘The Mere Wife’.
Joseph Beaden explores ‘The Locked Tomb’ series by Tamsyn Muir as his pick for the May Review.
For this month’s literary review, Sophie Benbelaid takes us back to Ancient Greece with Madeline Miller’s ‘The Song of Achilles’.
A novel that “shines a hilarious, thought-provoking, unfamiliar light on the politics of history, and our experience as fallible people”
This March Anna Stephen shares her thoughts on Jonas Jonasson’s novel.
In our second February review Hetta Johnson highlights all the joys of V.E. Schwab’s ‘The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue’
In our first February review Breeha Mazhar battles the anxieties and unease of spending with Eula Bliss’ collection of essays, ‘Having and Being Had’