Monthly Archives: December 2015

Great German Bake Off (2015)

In order to end the year on a Christmassy note, here is a report on the University of Manchester’s annual ‘Great German Bake Off’. Now in its 4th incarnation, the Great German Bake Off has gone from strength to strength,…

Inkheart in Manchester

An English-language stage adaptation of the German fantasy novel Tintenherz (2003) by Cornelia Funke is currently at HOME in Manchester until 9th January. The play is the collaborative effort of HOME’s Artistic Director of Theatre Walter Meierjohann, writer Stephen Sharkey and a distinguished creative team including…

Film Review: Die Welle

Im Film geht es um eine Projektwoche in einer Schule, wo der Lehrer – Rainer – seinen Schülern zeigen will, wie leicht es ist, wieder eine faschistische Guppe (wie die Nazis) zu gründen, ohne dass jemand was mitbekommt oder merkt,…