One Eye On The Mirror: A Review of Body Double
Miniature Dreamscapes: A Review of Peter and the Wolf
A review of Sodden Downstream by Brannavan Gnanalingam

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Hannah Banks reviews BATS Theatre's STAB production for 2017, Body Double, a whirlwind of personal stories and semiotic discourse around sex and sexuality that doesn't always pull you in.

“I want all of the power, and I want none of the power.” Body Double sets up constant oppositions, inviting us into a paradox and asking us to question everything, but this contradiction is the complex axis that Body...

Theatre

Silo Theatre's latest production sets Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf in a magical miniature Auckland. Madeleine de Young reviews.

When you’re small, the stories you see and hear teach you how to make sense of the world around you. When I was small, my hunger for stories was huge and like most, my parents quickly got tired of "another story?" So they clicked on to the power of a good audiobook. With the...

Literature

Brannavan Gnanalingam's novel A Briefcase, Two Pies and a Penthouse was longlisted for the 2017 Ockham Book Awards. Therese Lloyd reviews his latest, Sodden Downstream.

Sodden Downstream, Brannavan Gnanalingam’s fifth novel, chronicles one day in the life of Sita, a Tamil refugee from Sri Lanka, recently settled with her son and husband in the suburb of Naenae, Lower Hutt.

It’s 12.14pm when the novel...

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