2010 November

Shelley’s Ghost. Exhibition at the Bodleian Library Thumbnail

Shelley’s Ghost. Exhibition at the Bodleian Library

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 30, 2010 in News tagged with , , , , ,

The Bodleian Library presents a major exhibition dedicated to one of the most renowned literary families in Britain: Percy Bysshe Shelley, his wife Mary Shelley, and Mary’s parents, William ...

Darren Aronofsky on horror, doubles, and Black Swan Thumbnail

Darren Aronofsky on horror, doubles, and Black Swan

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 30, 2010 in News tagged with ,

I'm sure there is no one who hasn't heard (endlessly) about the forthcoming Black Swan...

Teatro Corsario’s The Curse of Poe (UK premiere) Thumbnail

Teatro Corsario’s The Curse of Poe (UK premiere)

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 30, 2010 in News tagged with , , , ,

As part of London's International Mime Festival this year, Southbank Centre presents La Maldición de Poe (The Curse of Poe).

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Roald Dahl’s Twisted Tales

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 29, 2010 in News tagged with , ,

The world premiere of Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales opens at the Lyric Hammersmith for previews on 14 January 2011. Adapted by Jeremy Dyson and directed by Polly Findlay, Twisted Tales will continue to Northern Stage and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse following its London run.

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Twisted Tales

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 28, 2010 in News tagged with

The second Twisted Tales event took place on Friday. See pictures from the event and news about forthcoming events here: Twisted Tales website has also launched a section of the blog called Nightmare Visions ...

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Howl’s Moving Castle (Stirling event)

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 25, 2010 in News tagged with , ,

Gothic Imagination Film Series Monday 29 November from 4.00 - 6.00 in Pathfoot B17 Screening of Howl's Moving Castle directed by Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli and loosely based on book by Diana Wynne Jones. Topic for discussion: Connections between Gothic and Fantasy All welcome. For more information contact Sarah at saa00051@students.stir.ac.uk

London Gothic: Place, Space and the Gothic Imagination, Lawrence Phillips and Anne Witchard, eds. Thumbnail

London Gothic: Place, Space and the Gothic Imagination, Lawrence Phillips and Anne Witchard, eds.

Posted by Xavier Aldana Reyes on November 24, 2010 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , , ,

Anyone who has lived in the capital for a substantial amount of time will agree that the nominal compound ‘London Gothic’ is an entirely plausible one: from its architecture to its representations in text or its recirculation of a disingenuous...

Shane MacGowan’s Gothic London Thumbnail

Shane MacGowan’s Gothic London

Posted by Tom Paskins on November 23, 2010 in Blog tagged with , , , ,

With Christmas practically just around the corner, you know it isn't going to be long before you can't listen to the radio without hearing The Pogues along with the late Kirst Maccoll sing Fairytale of New York. This song in spite of its ...

Frankenstein: National Theatre, London. A new play by Nick Dear Thumbnail

Frankenstein: National Theatre, London. A new play by Nick Dear

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 23, 2010 in News tagged with , ,

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is adapted for the stage by Nick Dear and directed by Danny Boyle...

The Fall of the House of Usher: Theatre Lab Company Thumbnail

The Fall of the House of Usher: Theatre Lab Company

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 23, 2010 in News tagged with ,

Here's something that sounds like an interesting night out if you're in London around 12 - 15 December.