Arj Barker at MICF says We Need To Talk

Arj Barker has married, matured, done self-work, and has a new demeanour. Still as assured, expressive, and mobile as ever, he wants to get up, close, and personal. The world is at an interesting place in 2018. He feels: We…

Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Fleabag

Fleabag is my personal pick of the Melbourne International Comedy Fest 2018.  I’d been trying to see this one-woman play by English actress, writer, playwright, and director Phoebe Waller-Bridge well before its Australian debut this year, having come across the …

Gothic Imaginings at Melbourne University

Like horror and noir? Centuries ago, the English invented both. What do Sherlock Holmes, Dorian Gray, Tess d’Urberville, Jane Eyre, Dracula, David Copperfield, and Frankenstein have in common with the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde? A great…