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    “The frailty of everything revealed at last”: dystopian fiction in a...

    "Dystopian narratives may be bleak, but they do not contribute to the barbarity of our times: they are, instead, a powerful reminder that in the midst of crisis, beauty and hope do remain."

    Review: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

    The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes offers an origin story for everyone’s favourite evil-but-unequivocally-stylish dictator, President Snow. For the uninitiated, his achievements in the...

    More profit-interest than philanthropy in new Twilight prequel ‘Midnight Sun’

    Confession time: I was a Twilight fan. It’s not as damning as the image that probably comes to mind – I honestly don’t remember...

    Dystopia in and amongst trash: Beckett’s Endgame

    Beckett symbolically employs trash to reflect physical and philosophical reality of a post-apocalyptic world.

    The appeal of dystopian drama

    Why have we produced so many stories about the end of the world as we know it?

    Review: Brave New World

    Cesca Echlin is unsettled by Four Seven Two's evocation of Huxley's World State

    The rise of the dystopia in a pessimistic world

    As the world becomes increasingly hostile we turn to hell in art for comfort

    13 Review – ‘effectively and enjoyably portrays Bartlett’s broken Britain’

    Bertie Harrison-Broninski is impressed by the ambition and scope of this drama of political intrigue and belief

    Walk Like Natives review – ‘A flash-mob blending into the crowd’

    A secret piece of theatre, taking place in central London, is a pure celebration of joy.

    The Handmaid’s Tale: unnervingly familiar and uncomfortably relevant

    Beccy Swanson is impressed by the cruel visuals setting Channel 4’s The Handmaid’s Tale apart from Atwood’s original novel, but warns against binge-watching