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Lolita Chakrabarti’s play, Hymn, is a heartfelt and sensitive exploration of family, male friendship and the power of music.
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Little did Toni Roberts know that her decision to study Spanish at school would turn into a life-long love for a language that has since given her confidence, creativity and, above all, joy.
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In the third chapter of her mini-series, Toni Roberts discovers that witchcraft is alive and well in Romania. Looking at Lucia Sekerková Bláhová’s photography series, Vrăjitoare, the modern, technologically savvy face of magic and witchery is revealed.
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Looking at the work of photographer Ana Casas Broda, poet Muriel Rukeyser and musician Sherri Dupree-Bemis, Toni Roberts considers night from the perspectives of mothers, reflecting on their nocturnal experiences and reveries.
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Sympathising with the marginalised, Lorca wrote spirited plays featuring aspirational but oppressed women who sought freedom, pleasure and solace under the cover of night. Here, in the first essay of her mini series, Toni Roberts explores Lorca’s rural trilogy, reflecting on his heroines’ relationship to the night – and day.
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