Colin Bartlett

Colin Bartlett explains why he’s definitely going to be at the Cadogan Hall on 21 June. To show it isn’t just me that considers Pansori is one of the truly great art forms of the world, I’ll start with a quote from Simon Broughton of Songlines: “Often described as Korean opera, the description is misleading […]

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Korean Connections at the 53rd BFI London Film Festival

by Colin Bartlett 6 October 2009
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Colin Bartlett has overcome the shortcomings of the London Film Festival website search engine by diligently reading the 100 page festival brochure for films with Korean connections. Here are the results of his labours. (Note: since 2009 the BFI have reorganised their site and none of the links provided below now work) First, the two […]

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The Dandelion’s Story – another Edinburgh hit

by Colin Bartlett 21 August 2009
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Colin Bartlett gives a thumbnail sketch of another Edinburgh Fringe production by Modl Theatre, from Korea: A delightful well-crafted show for children and adults I’m much older than a child, but I liked it a lot, and the others in the audience, both children and adults, seemed to be enjoying it as well. The production […]

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A Love in Dream: Edinburgh’s must-see production

by Colin Bartlett 13 August 2009
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Every year Colin Bartlett goes to Edinburgh to sample the various productions at the Fringe, and makes a point of seeing the Korean talent. Each year I hope he’s going to write a survey of the various shows for LKL. This year, I’ve managed to intercept an email he wrote to a friend recommending Modl […]

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Yohangza’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. Go see it.

by Colin Bartlett 28 June 2006
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Editor’s Note: Go see this wonderful show. It’s outstanding. And to all of you who turned down my offer of a free ticket, you missed out. It’s on for the rest of the week at the Barbican. I can’t add anything to what Colin Bartlett has to say below, in an unsolicited review from last year’s Edinburgh […]

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