Run by the University of Cambridge, the festival examines our past and suggests the future. Some of the world’s greatest scientists, and some up and coming ones, examine how science is changing the world.
A heart-breakingly young prostitute in Bradford who approached a married couple in their car, was the inspiration behind the Granada Television series, Band of Gold, now on stage at Cambridge Arts Theatre next month.
The Black Voices Quintet present The Soul of Nina Simone. They have performed in front of Nelson Mandela at Royal Albert Hall and played alongside Nina Simone herself, as well as Miriam Makeba, Ray Charles and Hugh Masekela.
A 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school on a winter evening as it is getting dark. A neighbour stops her and invites her to see the underground den he has built. He is evil. She will not leave that place alive.
The stand-out performance is from Joe Thomas as father-to-be Vincent. He has the most to do. His is perfect comic timing but he is by no means alone. All five of the cast had the audience laughing throughout and this is very much an ensemble piece - they spark off each other.