The first published edition of Hamlet has been given a futuristic makeover by Red Shift Theatre Company, in a bid to exploit the play’s relevance to modern audiences. Launching in London after the Edinburgh Festival, the play features publicity material created by Cog Design and costumes by Red or Dead. Cog was briefed to reflect the set design while avoiding traditional Shakespearean images.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their
Grade data released today shows 300 fewer students on art and design-related courses this year, with girls nearly three times as likely to study the subjects as boys.
The council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
Some 25 years on from its first launch, the series dedicated to great thinkers and philosophers is being updated with 20 more titles.