The Picture of Dorian Gray

“I have never searched for happiness. Who wants happiness? I have searched for pleasure.” Censored prior to its debut in a literary magazine and banned upon its publication as a novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray has (for many) been reduced down to references to a portrait in the attic when someone looks impossibly fresh-faced & youthful […]

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Get your Walnut Whips ready, as the story of Nigel Slater’s early years comes to the virtual Lawrence Batley Theatre stage in a newly animated version of Toast. In that sense it’s like a slightly heightened radio play; sound effects add to the actors’ voice performances, with the animated stills showing the location of events, meals […]

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