- To steal perchance a dream
July 20, 2013
A 21-year-old Oxford student, whose debut novel is a fantasy about a young clairvoyant in a dystopian world, is being touted as the next JK Rowling.
- Play! Stop!
July 13, 2013
A pithy play can be a satisfying theatre experience as the growing popularity of the Short + Sweet Festival proves.
- 'I obsess over my music'
July 13, 2013
At Coke Studio, no one tells AR Rahman to make this song, make that song. But, he says, it's also nice to work to a director's vision.
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