Culture

Review: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

“There is a mole at the top of the circus…” THESE WORDS open up a well made and tense thriller, directed by  Tomas Alfredson. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, now remade as a historical drama piece, speaks of a different time but captures well the tensions of the spy world in the mid-1970s. Through a series of […]

Workers Power  ·  27 September 2011

Review: Attack the Block – when aliens invade south London

Directed by Joe Cornish

Jeremy Dewar  ·  30 May 2011

Obituary: Gil Scott Heron – Poet, musician, author, fighter

Jeremy Dewar reviews the life of GIl Scott Heron, who died 27 May 2011The revolution will not be right back after a message ‘bout a white tornado, white lightning or white people.You will not have to worry about a dove in your bedroom, a tiger in your tank or the giant in your toilet bowl.The […]

Workers Power  ·  30 May 2011

Review: Playing with Politics?

Rachel Hodgins reviews Playing with Fire by David Edgar, National Theatre to 21 October The past few years have seen a welcome revival of political theatre in Britain. David Edgar started his career as one of a generation of political playwrights and, unlike many of his contemporaries of 30 years ago, has been producing political […]

Workers Power  ·  09 January 2005

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