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David Harsent Wins TS Elliot Poetry Prize | Arts

  David Harsent has been up for the TS Elliot Poetry Prize award four times previously; his nominations for the award can be dated back to the late 90s, but at last, the noughties bring him success with his fifth nomination. His eleventh collection of poetry titled ‘Fire Songs’ has earned him the cash prize of £20,000, with the chair[…]

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‘Star Wars’ Comics Return To Marvel, New Issue Sells One Million Copies | Arts

  Star Wars, the title credited with saving Marvel Comics in the 1970’s, returns to the company next week. Adventures set a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away are returning to Marvel Comics – Star Wars comic books will return to Marvel, following a two-decade stint at Dark Horse Comics. The Star Wars comics were originally published[…]

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Sheffield Theatres To Stage Series Of Sarah Kane Plays In February | Arts

  This February, Sheffield Theatres are putting on the full works of playwright Sarah Kane, which has been dubbed: Rhe Sarah Kane Season. Kane was a playwright who wrote poetically and openly about severe mental illness, sexuality, and the notion of hope. Her plays use violence, and other external grim realities to sound effect, in order to capture an extensive[…]

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Alexandra Burke Shines As Rachel Marron In ‘The Bodyguard’ Musical | Arts

  X-Factor UK winner Alexandra Burke has had an absolutely sensational couple of years after winning the X-Factor in 2008, starring as “Rachel Marron” in the musical inspired by popular 1992 film The Bodyguard starring the late Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner. The film is a romantic drama with a great level of musicality incorporated into it also, and in[…]

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Sam Holcroft – Rising Playwright To Watch For 2015 | Arts

  Sam Holcroft is from London, and holds a degree in biology from Edinburgh University. What Holcroft does as a dramatist is involve her knowledge of human science, related to our psychology, in terms of behaviour and our development of civilisation. She uses these laws and injects them heavily into the characters she writes, as a device to ultimately understand[…]

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