Category - play

  • 15 Aug 2013

    On 11th September 1973, General Pinochet seized power in a vicious coup that led to the death of democratically elected President Salvadore Allende and resulted in the death and torture of many thousands of people. This is the 'other 9/11', points out Anna Schwoub, previewing the powerful and moving play Tejas Verdes.

  • 4 Aug 2013

    Abortion. The subject is chronically divisive, splitting countries, social groups, religious bodies and households alike. A new play, 'Sanctuary', takes a very human look at the issues, bound up in a two-handed performance about the fragility of relationship and the agony of decision. Anna Schwoub reports and profiles one of the key performance pieces at the 2013 Just Festival.

  • 9 Oct 2012

    Japan's Noh theatre meets Protestant Reformation as a Japanese scholar develops a play featuring 16th-century German reformer Martin Luther.

  • 26 May 2009

    Few recognise how important play can be – particularly a team sport such as football. This has all changed since the major charities set up charity gift schemes.