Jo Clifford is an award-winning playwright, translator, poet and performer, who has also worked as a journalist and academic. She was instrumental in establishing the reputation of the Traverse Theatre Company in the 1980s.
SPECULATION about the sexual orientation of iconic English seaman Matthew Flinders rose like a colourful maritime flag over a decade ago when previously unknown letters surfaced, including emotionally charged passages written by Flinders to fellow explorer George Bass. In his 2007 Meanjin article “Exploring love: did they or didn’t they?” […]
Check out Rihanna‘s not suitable for work music video for her single BBHMM. Every single frame looks like it was shot for Vanity Fair or The Face. We love it.
Our founder is producing two shows for Macmillan Cancer Support this August as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It’s a great cause for a very worthy charity, so we thought we’d take a moment to hijack the blog and let you know a little bit about the shows. The […]
I’m a little bit disappointed with the world today. It seems that despite our best efforts to understand the incredible social currency of positive role models, there will always be people waiting in the wings to clip wings, behead tall poppies and generally sprint towards the finishing line at the […]
…and thanks for being so visible. You are doubtless saving lives! Read more
IRELAND’S yes vote for marriage equality kicked a rainbow-coloured goal for LGBTQI people around the globe, and while the major Australian political parties fight for ownership of the ball, this extract from an upcoming podcast and book Questionable Deeds is a reminder of how far we’ve come. IN the lead-up to the 2004 federal […]
BCW reflects on last week’s general election and pledges to make a difference. It’s been a bleak few days in the UK for most of us. By ‘us’ I mean normal people who like other people and were raised with compassion. You see, something happened. Something that broke my heart. […]
ONE of the big stories of the week came and went as quickly as a variety show dancer running screaming past the camera. Breaking late on Tuesday afternoon from Australia’s Fairfax stable, what became known as the French Ambassador incident trended at least twice on Twitter in the following 24 […]