Time and The Space

31st July 2012

Time, most definitely, to return to The Space, the Arts Council England/BBC digital 'pop-up' that, in its present form at least, will be with us for only another three months. Indeed, this is exactly the half-way point for more

Ten more on Danny’s Britain

29th July 2012

My post yesterday picking out ten great online pieces about the Olympics opening ceremony was this blog's most popular post for months and months. In part as a consequence of the remarkable interest that prompted, and also because more

Ten thoughts about… Danny’s Britain

28th July 2012

If nothing else, we will be thinking and talking about the Olympics opening ceremony for many a moon. The detailed cultural analyses will follow in the weeks and months to come, but it's worth stressing that it was a lot more

Language, land and love

20th July 2012

Wednesday evening, and the digits on my mobile show that it is a little before midnight. After hours of relentless rain, this is a moment of respite. The wind has dropped too, and the sea is calm tonight. Editor Todd more

From a not “proper” Shakespeare producer

14th July 2012

Grrrr! I know, I know that you should never respond to criticism, but today I can't resist a little rant. I am also by disposition a retiring individual not much given to trumpeting Illuminations' achievements. But take a look at more