Director Robert Kimber has said the theme of the play can be encapsulated in the idea of ‘moving on’ but at the same time we can never know where the next journey may take us. Time is of the essence in the play as is the existential question of time being seen subjectively by each of us.
Author Jan Kershaw
A moving and fascinating account of the gruesome post-WWI search for some of the 45,000 Australians who had died in France and Belgium, in order to bring closure to families and to provide the fallen with a fitting burial.
British naturalist, author and award-winning television presenter, Stephen Moss, goes on a fascinating journey through the many influences on the English language as he examines the origins of bird names.
A profound look into the way our bodies change, from puberty, pregnancy and gender dysphoria to anorexia and even death, using both medical knowledge and case studies.
The book is designed to be a guide, a workbook for the reader to use over a month. It offers tips and ideas to assess your current lifestyle and find ways to work towards decreasing the level of waste you produce.
An adventure over 5 books, providing a mashup of Frank Baum’s Oz books, Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan.
This is a moving true account of the incredible journey through mental illness and back by neuroscientist Barbara Lipska when she discovered she had three tumours on her brain.
In this board book edition for ages 4 or 5, the Little People, Big Dreams series looks at the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo whose works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico.
A board book version for young children of the Little People, Big Dreams series about inspirational women. This edition focuses on the life of Coco Chanel who grew up to become a world-famous designer of high fashion, classic and elegant clothes.
Based on the BBC television series, Civilisations, historian, television presenter and author David Olusoga presents a look at the two-way interaction of first contact with old civilisations, and how art has represented progress through the ages.
Based on the BBC television series, Civilisations, professor of classics at Cambridge University, Mary Beard, presents a look at art and history, and the intersection of art and faith, examining how we make sense of it all both in and out of its original historical context.
Award-winning author, social commentator, and political activist, Barbara Ehrenreich, investigates how ‘wellness’ has replaced ‘health’ (ie not being sick), persuading us that we need to have regular check-ups and tests in spite of little or no scientific evidence to show there are any real benefits.
A look at 99 unusual career possibilities from being a taxidermist or airplane repossession agent through to a court sketch artist, greeting card writer, snake milker, truffle hunter and wig maker.
Author Isabel Sánchez Vegara continues her series of illustrated children’s books that focus on women…
Debate over correct pronunciation has existed for centuries but, as English becomes more and more of a global language of communication, the need to be intelligible to others is ever-more important.
Annie, who is making paintings of animals representing the entire alphabet, asks them to all line up in order and starts with aardvark, then bear, then crocodile. But what is this? Instead of dog, here’s Zebra pushing in out of turn.
One in a series of illustrated children’s books about inspirational women. In this edition, the highs and lows of Ella Fitzgerald’s life and singing career are brought into focus to inspire young girls.
The size of people in the ‘Lifeanddeathworld’, written as one word, is dependent on how much money they have. To move from being the size of rats, the ‘littlepoor’ people need to accumulate ‘munmun’ which will allow them to Scale Up – perhaps becoming ‘middlepoor’.
This world premiere production is fabulous and so, so relevant in today’s uncertain world. Satomi Ohnishi plays drums while Quincy Grant, Gareth Chin, Cameron Goodall and Leah Flanagan make some great rock music playing some 12 different instruments between them with Goodall and Flanagan also belting out some brilliant original songs.
One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock hears urgent knocking on his front door. One of his captains is waiting eagerly on the step. He has sold Jonah’s ship for what appears to be a mermaid.