Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search


Arts Fest Preview: Tristan and Yseult's Emma Rice

Arts Festival Preview: Tristan & Yseult Director Emma Rice

Interview with Lyndon Hood

Click for big version

Emma Rice is artistic Director of the Cornish theatre company Kneehigh. She is the director of their production Tristran & Yseult, which will be at the NZ International Arts Festival from 3-7 March.

The production mixes comedy and tragedy, using the ancient Cornish tale of a tragic love triangle to explore love in all its aspects, as a chorus of unloved 'lovespotters' look on.

In the interview, Rice share her thoughts on the production and discusses the workings of kneehigh theatre.

Scoop Audio Scoop Audio: Tristan and Yseult Director Emma Rice


Arts Festival: Tristran & Ysuelt
Kneehigh Theatre website

© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


27-29 Sept: Social Enterprise World Forum Live Blog

1600+ delegates from more than 45 countries have came together to share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future using social enterprise as a vehicle. Attending the Forum were social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, community leaders, investors, activists, academics and more from across the globe... More>>

HiveMind Report: A Universal Basic Income For Aotearoa NZ

Results from this HiveMind suggests that an overwhelming majority of Kiwis believe that due to changing circumstances and inefficiencies in the current system, we need a better system to take care of welfare of struggling members in our society. More>>


Scoop Hivemind: Medical Cannabis - Co-Creating A Policy For Aotearoa

Welcome to the fourth and final HiveMind for Scoop’s Opening the Election campaign for 2017. This HiveMind explores the question: what would a fair, humane and safe Medical Cannabis policy look like for Aotearoa, NZ in 2018? More>>


Lyndon Hood: Notes On National’s Election Campaign, In Poem Form

Nationyl’s bitumen-ing / As they du du / Seed groweth / River floweth / Then ‘dozer drives thru / Highway ensu. More>>