Brian Friel’s play Translations is set in Ireland in 1833 as a new phase of intensified British rule is beginning.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s latest offerings are a poignant reminder of how we’re alienated from the natural world, says?Esther Neslen
Until now this brilliant New York band’s most well-known song was called, “Stoned and starving”.
Victoria Crowe’s portraits strongly reflect the emotional and intellectual relationship that she formed with her subjects.
A new musical collaboration between a west London theatre and the English National Opera sticks two fingers up to the Nazis, says Jasmine Fischer
It’s an iconic image. Winford Fagan in Handsworth, Birmingham, 1970.
A new film about Jean-Luc Godard and 1968 would be better if it focused a little more on the latter and a little less on the former, says?Bethan Turner
This film focuses on life in Cambodia over a six-year period from 2009 to 2015, documenting the forcible evictions of poor families at the Boeung Kak Lake in Phnom Penh.
A new documentary glosses over uglier truths, but shows how Robert Kennedy was forced to acknowledge the Civil Rights Movement, says?Antony Hamilton
History to date has been the history of Great Men.
“Allowing borders to determine your thinking is incompatible with the modern era.”
Great performances and a solid plot make Lean on Pete an enjoyable film that rotates on the myths of the American frontier
KAthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)lived through some of the most turbulent years of the 20th century. They were years of great hope and terrible tragedy.
Some important issues are glossed over in a new play. But that does not stop the gags and performances from landing home, writes?Sam Lorde
This dystopian fable has been warmly received by science fiction and fantasy writers, and could be of interest to many socialists too.
A new documentary about the death of Stephen Lawrence and the 25 year fight for justice airs on BBC1 this week. Hassan Mahamdallie watched it
Hope to Nope looks at political graphics in the tumultuous decade since the crisis hit
The poisoned legacy of capitalism and pollution on the Faroe Islands is told in story-like fashion in new documentary film
Ricky Dujany’s ambitious debut play looks at a major figure in the 1980s battle for African liberation. It raises important questions, writes?Jay Williams