Dive in: Audiences at Punchdrunk’s ‘The Drowned Man’ fought for the privilege of taking part

There’s a phrase that always gives me a chuckle at the theatre: “You, the audience.” It used to feel like a welcoming note that could save a valuable (...)

Humane: George Eliot. Photograph: London Stereoscopic Company/Getty

There are books you grow up with and books you grow into. For the writer Rebecca Mead, Middlemarch was one of the former(...)