Tag Archives: Ella Butler

May 30

Mercury Fur – Forgetting and history (Theatre Review)

Mercury Fur Haseman, Ball and Radda and White Box Theatre with bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company 24 May to 8 June. You can grab your tickets here. Images by Jasmine Simmons For Philip Ridley population control, and even acts of genocide are best conducted via the eradication of history. Mercury Fur is many things, but a standout […]

May 10

Extinction of the Learned Response – Emme Hoy brings Derrida and H.G. Wells together at last. (Theatre Review)

Extinction of the Learned Response Glitterbomb and Belvoir 25a 7 – 25 May. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Jasmin Simmons For Freud, an irreconcilable rift between humans and animals stemmed from something he termed ‘primal parricide’ in Totem and Taboo. This notion further explored through Derrida’s theories around carnophallogocentrism becomes a source of […]

April 20

A Little Piece of Ash – The memory of that which we must learn to forget. (Theatre Review)

A Little Piece of Ash Jackrabbit Theatre at KXT 16-26 April. You can grab your tickets here.  Many thinkers argue we grieve in order to stop grieving. What we are aware of, for we have all grieved at some level, is the existence of a tension between the oppressive memory of the past and the […]