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    Damsels in distress? – The rise of the lesbian period drama

    Kate Winslet catches Saoirse Ronan’s eye in the mirror, watching in the light of an oil lamp as she takes her corset off. Later, Ronan...

    Fresh old stuff that hurts in the right places

    New period drama forces us to rethink what we want from history.

    Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

    Yii-Jen Deng reviews 'The Importance of Being Earnest' at Teddy Hall.

    Sex and Sensibility: Are ‘Spiced Up’ Adaptations really that progressive?

    Pulses were sent racing in 1995 when Andrew Davies’ television adaptation of Pride and Prejudice saw Mr. Darcy, played by a fresh-faced Colin Firth, emerge sopping wet from a lake in a translucent white shirt that barely clung to his torso.

    The Lady’s Mad Review – ‘a triumph’

    Paul Nash is captivated by Thistledown Theatre's production of Rebekah King's new play.

    Review: Love and Friendship – both modernised and faithful

    Stillman’s adaptation successfully captures Austin and puts others to shame, writes Zach Leather

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