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Here Are the Young Men - Rob Doyle

Meet Matthew, Rez, Cocker and Kearney. Facing the void of their post-school lives, the boys spend their first summer of freedom in a savage apprenticeship on the streets of Dublin. Roaming aimlessly through the city, fuelled by drugs and dark fantasies...

Identities are Changeable - Miguel Zenon

On this album the saxophonist asks: what does it mean to be Puerto Rican in 21st century New York City? Since he moved from San Juan to New York in 1998, Zenon has become one of the best known alto-saxophonists in jazz.

Tracks on the album...

The Narrow Road to the Deep North - Richard Flanagan

A novel of the cruelty of war, and tenuousness of life and the impossibility of love.

August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma death railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his...

Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude - Courtauld Gallery

The Courtauld Gallery

Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918) is one of the most important artists of the early 20th century and a central figure of Austrian Expressionism. This exhibition brings together an outstanding group of the artist’s nudes to chart his ground-breaking approach...

...And Star Power - Foxygen

This is the third album from the duo. The double album includes songs such as 'Everyone Needs Love' and 'The Game' . The Guardian was disappointed with the album saying it was: "A victory for self-indulgence over quality control".

Tango - Yasmin Levy

This is the sixth studio album from Yasmin Levy and has been praised by The Guardian which said: " Her impressively powerful, emotional voice dominates the orchestra".

Peer Gynt - The Barbican

The Barbican

Born into an international theatre family, Irina Brook first read Peer Gynt as a young actress living in 1980s New York. In a relationship at the time with Iggy Pop, she imagined Ibsen’s eponymous hero as the boisterous rock star. Years later, her...

Silent Partners: Artist & Mannequin from Function to Fetish - Fitzwilliam Museum

Fitzwilliam Museum

Silent Partners is a ground-breaking exhibition devoted to the artist's mannequin, that uncovers its playful, uncanny - and sometimes disturbing - history from the Renaissance to the present-day.

Early One Morning - The Octagon Theatre, Bolton

The Octagon Theatre

Flanders, August 21st 1917. British forces advancing towards Passchendaele are struggling through driving rain and mud. The fighting is fierce and bloody. Each day thousands are killed, wounded or lost to oblivion. Two miles behind the front line a...

Journey’s End - Octagon Theatre, Bolton

The Octagon Theatre

To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Octagon presents one of the greatest war plays ever written: Journey’s End.

Excited by the prospect of adventure and inspired by a determination to serve his country,...