Ours is a restless planet. While we walk unawares over the remnants of massive eruptions, it is easier than ever to train a camera on Mount Etna’s latest effusions.

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We’re all only a night or two of decent sleep away from being high functioning, entirely successful members of society – right?

FIGHTS. Losses. Survivors. The language of cancer is a battleground littered with violent metaphors, but a new production at London’s National Theatre plans to change that, with an “all singing, all dancing examination of life with a cancer diagnosis”. Oh yes, a musical. About cancer.

An interview with Stella Duffy, founder and co-director of Fun Palaces – a community led initiative founded in the belief that everyone is an artist, everyone a scientist.

The modern language and reality of struggling to conceive a child have become inadvertently brutal, distilling what was once personal and familial grief to statistics made public.

Being affectionately referred to as the ‘unplugged’ version, Tim Crouch’s Royal Court hit of 2014 now appears at the Unicorn for a brief run after its turn at the Fringe.