Tuesday, January 17, 2017

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Trump is the epitome of a patriarchal society

Many were absolutely devastated on the morning of 9th November with the shock result of Trump being elected as the 45th USA president. Many...

The Conservatives: The Party of Joy

So far, the Conservative Party Conference has been a wonderful time for joy-seekers – a nonchalant, soothing, friendly amble through the world of politics....

Emma Rice & The Globe: A recipe that was bound to...

The arts world has been largely critical of the decision for Emma Rice to step down from her post of Artistic Director at Shakespeare's Globe,...

Finding fulfilment as a creative

There are many stories of artists in constant battle with themselves, many suffering periods of depression or even madness, that it has perhaps become...

LIFE

How not to be Biphobic

As I write this, the spellcheck on my document is telling me the word ‘biphobic’ does not exist. Despite how much this irritates and...

Trained Actor, Still in Training – Lesson Two – Keep Playing

I'm pretty certain that every drama school comes equipped with that eccentric teacher who's main objective is to get you to 'keep playing'. In...

REVIEWS

Theatre Review – Flare Path

Flare Path The Original Theatre and Birdsong Productions Ltd Birmingham Repertory Theatre By Terence Rattigan Directed by Justin Audibert Reviewer: Mary Moncrieff Set in a lovely little hotel lounge, The...

Review – The Hateful Eight (2015)

The Hateful Eight Director: Quentin Tarantino Written by: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggins, Kurt Russell Runtime: 167 minutes I’ve been anticipating The Hateful Eight for quite...