The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
Meeting Big Bird
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Our First Fundraiser Season

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We're kicking off our season of Subtexts at Q Theatre next week. The first is a live storytelling event that'll put your lie-detecting skills to the test: some of what you'll hear will be true, and some might not. We've also been working on a few twists for the evening, and this is a hint of what's in store (although I can't take credit for the concept: there's an amazing pub quiz in Manchester, held every Wednesday...

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The sun beat down from the ozone-bereft sky over Mission Bay, where eight-year-old me tugged grumpily at the high collar of my regulation black-and-white music performance outfit.

My formal getup was complemented by the large sunhat jammed on my head: clearly favouring function over form, it was one of those desert hats with the neck flap in a very fetching shade of fluorescent yellow. It was the...

The Pantograph Punch Presents

Running The Pantograph Punch is hard work. Our editorial team spends hundreds of hours each month running the site and workshopping everything that comes through, and because we pay all our writers (because what they do is damn good) it costs us thousands of dollars to keep it going. 

We're proud of having published pieces like this incredible documentary on the history of The Mint Chicks,  or this piece...

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The Pantograph Punch Presents
The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
Film
Meeting Big Bird
The Pantograph Punch Presents
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Our First Fundraiser Season
The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
Read Time: 2 mins
Can you tell the difference between a true film and...
The Pantograph Punch Presents
The Pantograph Presents: True or Troy?
By Pantograph Punch
Meeting Big Bird
Read Time: 9 mins
Film
Meeting Big Bird
By Kim Choe
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Our First Fundraiser Season
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The Pantograph Punch Presents
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Our First Fundraiser Season
By Pantograph Punch
Between the Lines:  The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett
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Dispatches from the rehearsal room of Bullet Heart...
Theatre
Between the Lines: The Deliberate Disappearance of My Friend, Jack Hartnett
By Abraham Kunin
The Life and Death of the Political Author
Read Time: 8 mins
Giovanni Tiso on the democratic importance of Hager...
Society
The Life and Death of the Political Author
By Giovanni Tiso
Licence to Pill
Read Time: 18 mins
Graham Panther on madness, choice and how lived experience...
Film
Licence to Pill
By Graham Panther
High Stakes and The Armchair Listener: the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition
Read Time: 13 mins
Music
High Stakes and The Armchair Listener: the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition
By Amber Read
The Pantograph Picks: NZIFF 2015
Read Time: 17 mins
Our picks of this year's New Zealand International...
Film
The Pantograph Picks: NZIFF 2015
By Pantograph Punch
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