Commemorating a Fallen Generation: The Words of WW1 Premier

On Monday the 20th of August, gathered in the University Chapel, The Words of WW1 team premiered their ten short films that commemorate the centenary of The Great War. They did this by taking poetry from both sides of the Western Front, some which are seldom heard nowadays, but never the less convey powerful stories … More Commemorating a Fallen Generation: The Words of WW1 Premier

Crash Course Theatre: Top Girls, by Caryl Churchill

Those of you who’ve read my previous pieces on Crash Course Theatre will know that they are a Glasgow based Theatre company focusing on collaborative creation of plays and that their previous play, Closer, was a resounding success. This time, they have taken on Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls, a famously feminist work about the career-driven … More Crash Course Theatre: Top Girls, by Caryl Churchill

Words of WW1

On 11 November 2018, a full century will have passed since the end of World War 1. Also known as The Great War, it was the first truly global conflict in history, resulting in the loss of millions of lives and considerable material damage, as well as a legacy of unresolved imperial and nationalistic issues, … More Words of WW1