Recently I was invited to watch The Lizzie Play at the RADA in London, an adaptation of Angela Carter’s short story ‘The Fall River Axe Murders’. Here is my review of the play.
Emma Rice, outgoing artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe, is launching a new theatre company named after Angela Carter’s final novel, Wise Children, at London’s Old Vic.
Mexican painter Frida Kahlo was born on this day, July 6th, in 1907. To celebrate this most extraordinary artist, here are a selection of passages from Angela Carter’s preface to Images of Frida Kahlo, published in 1989 by Redstone.