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‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ Sees Its Protagonist In The

“What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul?” – Mark 8:6. Wilde’s classic tale of the obsession with aesthetics is re-imagined for the digital world in this modern adaptation, co-produced by the Barn Theatre, Lawrence Batley Theatre, New Wolsey Theatre, Oxford Playhouse and Theatr Clwyd. The contemporary portrait, the selfie, is […]Read More

Female-fronted “The Picture of Dorian Gray” to be explored in

Oscar Wilde’s classic 1890 novel The Picture of Dorian Gray is familiar to most - aided, undoubtedly, by several successful film adaptations. In spite of the array of interpretations that have already been committed to film, Annie Clark (better known by her stage name St. Vincent) has decided to take the story on herself – with a twist. In Clark’s upcoming adaptation, the infamous figure of Dorian will be female.Read More

My Life in Books: Alicia Boukersi

Someone recently asked me if I still enjoy writing for fun, when I have to do so much of it for work. “Don’t you get bored of it?”, they pondered. Without even thinking about it, I nodded and laughed. Well, of course I do. The same goes for reading. Yes, sometimes I regard it as […]Read More

Drama Review: An Ideal Husband // Oscar Wilde

Many people recognise Oscar Wilde for his famous Gothic-style novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, or his well-known lighthearted comedy The Importance of Being Earnest – both excellent works of fiction. But I have found a new favourite in An Ideal Husband, which was written in 1893 and is charmingly satirical. The play centres around Sir Robert […]Read More