Oisín McKenna: looking for directions to the rave in the woods

Sum up the Electric Picnic in three words. Emotional, intense, crusty. Best festival experience/memory as a punter? Patti Smith finished of(...)

Comedy genius: Robin Williams. Photograph: Jay Paul/New York Times
The sad clown cliche

Shortly after news of Robin Williams’s death broke, on Monday night, a joke went viral. It’s from Alan Moore’s graphic novel Watchmen, and it goes:(...)

Grinding through its gears
  • Stage
  • September 14, 2013, 12:00

Grindr/A Love StoryPlayers Theatre**“I can tell you one thing for sure,” says the guy next to me at the end of Oisin McKenna’s hour-long piece of spok(...)

Briefs encounter: the Australian troupe is back with The Second Coming

Each preview includes a code. Here’s what they mean:BYM: Bring your mumBYD: Bring your dadEB: Early bird – starts before 8pmL: On at lunchtimeS&S:(...)