Lovers of toilet humour and references to the philosopher Hegel will adore Young Marx. Unfortunately for the rest of us, there is little that’s either edifying or funny about this odd choice of a maiden production for the new Bridge Theatre.
Plus: Portrait of Palestine, Pop Art from North Africa and Grime4Justice
In the film, a young girl is accused of witchcraft in Africa and is drawn into a world of corruption and sexism, writes Charlie Kimber
Labour of Love is a new rom-com by fashionable playwright James Graham.
In his final book documenting London, the writer and walker Iain Sinclair chronicles the city he feels he is losing.
United struggle can help beat sectarianism—but alone it isn’t enough. That’s the message of an important new book about the 1932 Outdoor Relief Riots in Belfast, writes Colm Bryce
If Rosalind Nashashibi doesn’t win the Turner arts prize, then something’s gone wrong.
With stunning cinematography and a powerful plot, Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel with everything that fans will want, writes Gabby Thorpe
Also: Prophets of Rage, The Fred Hampton Appreciation Society
The Fall tells the story of the occupation that sparked a movement which challenged the legacy of apartheid in South Africa, writes Bruce George
One of my favourite things about London is that there’s lots of creative people finding new and interesting ways to express themselves and their political views. An example of this can be found at the (X) A FANTASY exhibition at the David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF) in Camden.
A new ten-part documentary sets itself up as the definitive account of the Vietnam War. It brings out new voices and footage, but obscures the truth
The author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold delivers a tightly written novel that’s perfectly tailored for his loyal fans, writes Simon Basketter
Constance Marcievicz and Eva Gore-Booth, the subjects of a new piece of fringe theatre, were remarkable figures of the political tumult of the early 20th Century in Ireland and England.
Reading this book triggered many personal memories, as an Egyptian teenage metalhead in Cairo in the 1990s. We would barter and trade metal cassettes, we would laugh over sensationalist media articles about “Satanists” invading Egypt.
Mother! apparently is in the Marmite category. You love it or hate it.
This documentary chronicles the life of veteran Labour MP Dennis Skinner, the “Beast of Bolsover”. Skinner has been an MP for 47 years. So in some ways this is an account of British politics for the past five decades.
It’s no secret that disabled film roles tend to be played by able-bodied actors.
Channel 4’s new series promises to go deeper than most adaptations into the cult science fiction writer’s nightmarish world, writes Ken Olende
Three months in, this new podcast is proving a reliably delightful source of short stories with a twist of fantasy.