The Nether, Royal Court Theatre – Not utopia after all

Jennifer Haley’s new play The Nether takes us into a very believable future world where most people live online.  In the Nether, students attend classes online, people tend virtual gardens (I assume because we have killed all vegetation) and some have even elected to live on life support to remain permanently connected to their avatar […]

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Chimerica, Almeida Theatre – A perfect piece of theatre

Pronounced as a combination of China and America, Chimerica is a term coined by historian Niall Ferguson and economist Moritz Schularick to describe the symbiotic relationship between China and the United States.  Lucy Kirkwood‘s Chimerica at the Almeida Theatre is a fantastic piece of theatre that touches on many themes such as the West’s uncomfortable relationship […]

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