revolutionary reflections | Theatre of the Oppressed as a political method

Sophie Coudray introduces the work of the Brazilian theatre practitioner Augusto Boal and the potential of its method for revolutionary praxis.

Review: Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age

Olivia Arigho Stiles reviews a new exhibition at the Barbican. The Barbican's new exhibition explores the relationship between photography and architecture in the epoch of modernity.  The exhibition is testament to the enduring power of...

Get organised! A guide from Ritzy and Curzon workers

In the past few months the strikes at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton and the growing campaign at Curzon cinema for the Living Wage have been an inspiration for those questioning how we can...

Gabriel García Márquez: magic and memory

Mike Gonzalez writes Gabriel García Márquez, who has died aged 87, was a globally recognised name even before he won his Nobel Prize in literature on 8 December 1982. His greatest work One Hundred Years of Solitude was translated into 20...

The Making of a Revolution: Art from Sudan

Allan Struthers reflects on a recent exhibition co-hosted by rs21 and the Sudan Doctors' Union.

No laughing matter! The state of comedy in Britain – Mitch’s Tales from the...

In the latest instalment of his Tales From The Crypt, Mitch Mitchell takes a look at how popular comedy developed in the 1980s into something that challenged the oppressive ideas of society, rather than...

Welcome to The Jungle

Colin Revolting and his son were moved to tears by the new play The Jungle, currently showing at the Playhouse Theatre in London's West End.

Review: Never Again

Colin Revolting reviews Never Again by David Renton, the story of the fascist National Front and the campaign which stopped it in its tracks.

A Farewell to Omelas: remembering Ursula Le Guin

Writer Ursula Le Guin, who died on 22 January aged 88, overturned notions of what Science Fiction should be about.

Can we afford to laugh at ourselves in Broken Britain? A review of The...

In the bleak years of Stalinist Russia Nikolai Erdman wrote a grim satire about a man planning to take his own life. In the bleak years of neoliberal Britain Suhayla El-Bushra has updated the...