Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ National Theatre Live

“I have had a most rare vision.” This line, spoken by Bottom at the beginning of Act 4 of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, goes a long way in describing the experience of viewing the Bridge Theatre’s production of the famous play. Rare because I’ve never before seen Puck crowd-surf; a vision because the whole theatre seemed to transform into a forest in which fairies dangled from the trees, imbuing the space with the feeling of real magic occurring.
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Alexander McQueen: His Spirit Lives On (Part Three)

For Part One of this article click here. Sarah Burton’s most recent A/W 13-14 collection saw her explore the idea of religion through her work, specifically an in depth look at Catholicism.  Her dresses came in pairs, ranging from communion gowns, to nuns and cardinals, to popes and finally to angels, all imbued with exceptional craftsmanship the likes of which are normally found in the … Continue reading Alexander McQueen: His Spirit Lives On (Part Three)

Alexander McQueen: His Spirit Lives On (Part One)

It was one of those days where everyone involved in the fashion industry remembers exactly where they were and what they were doing. The afternoon of February 11th 2010. The world lost (to trot out the clichés) a visionary, a revolutionary and one of the best creative forces history has ever seen. If you haven’t already guessed who I’m talking about (and if you claim … Continue reading Alexander McQueen: His Spirit Lives On (Part One)