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New experiments in binaural sound technology

Originally written for The Stage.

Binaural sound technology is nothing new. The technique of binaural recording, which creates the sensation of 3D sound for those listening through headphones, has been around in one form or another since the end of the 19th century, when it was used in the transmission of theatre and opera performances over telephone lines. 1,171 more words


Being Shakespeare

Being Shakespeare – Harold Pinter Theatre

Four Stars

The set of ‘Being Shakespeare’, Simon Callow’s one-man exploration of the life of our most treasured playwright , appears very simple at first glance: a small raised wooden platform  dotted with objects – a sword, a globe, a paper crown, piles of books and a model carousel adorned with sprites. 422 more words


A Mad World My Masters – Manic 1950s Jacobean slapstick

“A Mad World My Masters” RSC production in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Soho, London’s hot spot of entertainment at its saucy time in the 1950s, presented with a generous dose of jazz and swinging petticoats, was selected by director… 339 more words


Review: Electric Hotel

By God Electric Hotel is a cool show. As the audience settles into their seats, the atmosphere is more akin to a festival main stage than a theatre auditorium. 347 more words