News: Theatre-Rites launches new book with Juliet Stevenson

The award-winning children’s theatre company, Theatre-Rites, will mark their 25th anniversary this year with their first book, Theatre-Rites: Animating Puppets, Objects and Sites. This invaluable resource is a comprehensive history of the company’s work. It celebrates the importance of collaboration and offers the first in-depth exploration of Artistic Director Sue Buckmaster’s visionary practice, in which... Continue Reading →

News: Exhibition of rare Aubrey Beardsley collection to re-launch Shapero Rare Books on New Bond Street

Renowned draughtsman and illustrator Aubrey Beardsley shocked and thrilled audiences with his decadent monochrome drawings. This important collection, started by Rainforth Armitage Walker and continued by W. G. Good, comprises all the major works in the artist’s canon and is the most comprehensive collection of Beardsley’s printed works ever assembled. Exploring the outlandish, the comical,... Continue Reading →

Review: Naughty Boy, Eddy Brimson

In 2019 author and comedian Eddy Brimson’s play Naughty Boy made its debut at the Edinburgh Festival. Now almost two years later, Brimson has released a novella of the same name, an extended version of his critically-acclaimed play.  Naughty Boy focuses on Joe, who tells his story from the canteen of a mental health unit.... Continue Reading →

Review: The Last Goodbye, Fiona Lucas

It’s been almost three years since Anna’s husband Spencer died in a tragic accident and she’s still finding it difficult to come to terms with his death and move on with her life. After a particularly disastrous New Year’s Eve she dials Spencer’s old phone number just to hear his voicemail but to her surprise... Continue Reading →

Review: The Crow Folk, by Mark Stay

A compelling tale of witchcraft, demons and um…bellringing, The Crow Folk is the latest novel from author Mark Stay and the first in The Witches of Woodville series. Set in 1940s rural Kent, The Crow Folk tells the story of 17 year old Faye Bright who lives with her father following Her mother's death when... Continue Reading →

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