A View from the Bridge : A modern classic stripped to its tragic roots

Jack Farmer reviews a new production of Arthur Miller's play, currently running at the Young Vic Director Ivo van Hove's production of A View from the Bridge strips away all distractions, distilling Arthur Miller's classic tragedy down...

“Please boycott us!”: a report from the Ritzy’s 8th strike day

Today Ritzy workers launched their Boycott Picturehouse campaign after another successful strike day. Lois and Estelle report from the picket line: Ritzy workers went into their eighth strike day today after an increased ballot for...

The Politics of Monsters

Caliban's Revolt celebrates the capacity of the monster to terrorise the powers that be.

Video: Redskins – A flame that can’t be dimmed

This ten minute film pays tribute to the revolutionary rock and soul band Redskins. 

‘I wouldn’t mind turning into a vermillion goldfish’ – Matisse’s cut-outs reviewed

The latest exhibition at the Tate Modern is of the cut-outs created by Henri Matisse in his later years. Mitch Mitchell shares his thoughts.

Obituary: Chuck Berry

Mitch Mitchell remembers Chuck Berry, one of the originators of Rock'n'roll.

‘I was, I am, I will be’ – 100 years after the death of...

The deaths of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht have haunted the imagination of the left for a century.

Review: Red Rosa

Caliban's Revenge reviews Red Rosa, a graphic biography of German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg by Kate Evans. The uses and abuses of Rosa Luxemburg as a revolutionary icon are many, and they tend to focus excessively...

Why does Michael Gove hate Blackadder?

Today marks the 100th anniversary of Britain declaring war on Germany in the the First World War. Cameron, Gove and others want us to remember it as "just war". But Matthew Cookson argues that...
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Music of the people: The Blues

Mitch Mitchell is back with another people’s music playlist. This time he’s here with a brief history of The Blues