Nicholas Newman

NUTCRACKER AT OXFORD’S NEW THEATRE

NUTCRACKER AT OXFORD’S NEW THEATRE

A review by Nicholas Newman With its glittering set, fairy-tale transformations and stage wizardry, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker is perfect for bringing the magic of the festive season to the stage – small wonder that this tale has become a staple of ballet repertories the world over. The Russian State Ballet of […]

Brushstrokes in time

Brushstrokes in time

A book review by Nicholas Newman ‘Brushstrokes in time‘, provides a fascinating read about modern China! For those looking for a deeper insight into the recent modern history of China – this book “Brushstrokes in time” by Sylvia Vetta, celebrated Oxford author and journalist, ticks all the boxes. The author, […]