2021

Texts

  1. Yen – Anna Jordan (Playgroup) (January)
  2. Shuggie Bain – Douglas Stuart (January)
  3. The Death of Francis Bacon – Max Porter (January)
  4. Don’t Call Us Dead – Danez Smith (January)
  5. Marilyn and Me – Ji-Min Lee (February)
  6. Men to Avoid in Art and Life – Nicole Tersigni (February)
  7. Luster – Raven Leilani (February)
  8. Strange Flowers – Donal Ryan (February)
  9. Dressing for the Afterlife – Maria Taylor (February)
  10. The Part-Time Job – P. D. James (March)
  11. Gender Swapped Fairy Tales – Karrie Fransman & Jonathan Plackett (April)
  12. The Lottery – Shirley Jackson (May)
  13. Sisters – Daisy Johnson (May)
  14. Essex Girls: For Profane and Opinionated Women Everywhere – Sarah Perry (May)
  15. Small in the City – Sydney Smith (June)
  16. After the Silence – Louise O’Neill (June)
  17. The Lost Art of Sinking – Naomi Booth (June)
  18. Burnt Sugar – Avni Doshi (June)
  • Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
  • War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy

Theatre

  1. Peter Pan Live from the Barn Theatre (2020) (January)
  2. English National Ballet’s Nutcracker DelightsLive from the London Coliseum (December 2020) (January)
  3. LungsLive from The Old Vic (2020) (January)
  4. The Fabulist Fox SisterLive from Southwark Playhouse (December 2020) (January)
  5. Porgy and BessLive from the Met Opera (February 2020) (February)
  6. Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The NutcrackerLive from the Birmingham Rep (December 2020) (February)
  7. The Colour PurpleLive from the Curve Theatre (2021) (February)
  8. Royal Ballet’s Raymonda Act IIILive from the Royal Opera House (2019) (March)
  9. Shookvia Papatango (2020) (March)
  10. The Wardrobe Ensemble’s The Great GatsbyLive from the Wardrobe Theatre (2021) (March)
  11. Jesus Christ Superstarvia The Shows Must Go On (2012) (April)
  12. Royal Ballet’s Elite Syncopations Live from the Royal Opera House (2020) (April)
  13. The Picture of Dorian Grayvia the Barn Theatre (2021) (April)
  14. Royal Ballet’s Concerto Live from the Royal Opera House (2019) (April)
  15. Northern Ballet’s Dracula Live from Leeds Playhouse (2019) (May)
  16. Meet Me At Dawn – Live from the Hope Mill Theatre (May)
  17. The Place at the Bridge – Live from Tobacco Factory Theatres (May)
  18. Matthew Bourne’s The Red ShoesLive from Sadler’s Wells (2020) (June)
  19. Destiny – Tobacco Factory Theatres (June)
  20. CSSD’s Spring Awakening (June 2021) (July)
  21. Royal Ballet’s Balanchine and RobbinsLive from the Royal Opera House (June 2021) (July)
  22. British Ballet GalaLive from the Royal Albert Hall (June 2021) (July)

Film

  • Shirley
  • In The Heights
  • Promising Young Woman
  • The French Dispatch
  • Last Night in Soho
  • The Green Knight

Series

Visits & Experiences

Arts & Lit Goals for 2021

  • 5 classics
    • Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen