Authors Posts by Finola Austin

Finola Austin


Review: Carmen (ENO)

Finola Austin reviews a production that flirts with controversy yet lacks full conviction.

Preview: Titus Andronicus

Finola Austin sees an active, unusual and promising production of the gory classic

DIY Curly Hair Rescue

Finola Austin solves your hair nightmares

Amazon Goes Luxe

Finola Austin asks if consumers are really ready to have all their eggs in one basket

The Future According to Google

Silicon Valley goes High Fashion to promote Google Glass

Groupon: A Good Deal?

Finola Austin questions the longevity of the daily discount business

Review: Cantina

Finola Austin urges readers to see London's hottest circus

Victoria’s Secret…..and mine

Confessions of an underwear addict

Catwalk Trend: Braids

Finola Austin explores the latest hair trend

Review: The Revenger’s Tragedy

Clever casting and inspired performances make this play a hidden gem


‘Beneath the music from a farther room’

This potential for interaction between artist and audience is a phenomenon of the modern era

Strange creatures: monstrosity in Kafka’s ‘The Metamorphosis’

The world of literature is abundant with monsters: physical monsters, psychological monsters, benevolent monsters, evil monsters. However, there is hardly a monster as puzzling...

Should Philip Green have been named and shamed?

This follows Lord Hain naming Sir Philip Green in Parliament as the businessman accused of harassment

Why are you wearing a poppy?

Making Remembrance Day the default undermines its purpose

The appeal of method acting

Many actors go to great lengths in pursuit of an authentic performance