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The Snow Queen Scottish Ballet

Esme Violet Anderson shares her thoughts on Scottish Ballet’s ‘The Snow Queen’ at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre… As I sat down and read my programme, I was unsure what to expect from Scottish Ballet’s ‘The Snow Queen’. I have seen many adaptations over the years but have never been sure what to make of the story. I am also a massive fan of the Christmas classic … Continue reading The Snow Queen Scottish Ballet

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Anybody who is anybody SHOULD walk through that door: Bugsy Malone The Musical Review 

Esme Violet Anderson gives us an insight into why she loved the feel-good production of Bugsy Malone: The Musical at the Edinburgh Playhouse… If their young faces did not give it away, you would have no idea that a lot of the cast of Bugsy Malone are kids, with ages ranging from around 9 – 15. The young performers blended in seamlessly with the adult … Continue reading Anybody who is anybody SHOULD walk through that door: Bugsy Malone The Musical Review 

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The Banshees of Inisherin- the hauntingly bizarre collapse of a long-standing friendship

Natasha Turnbull tells us all about Martin McDonagh’s new comedy drama ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’… Director Martin McDonagh takes on his fifth movie in the new comedy-drama ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’, a small-scale film which follows the tale of two lifelong friends who suddenly find themselves in a bizarre, increasingly sombre fallout. Set in 1923 on the fictional island of Inisherin, just off the coast … Continue reading The Banshees of Inisherin- the hauntingly bizarre collapse of a long-standing friendship

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Home Is Not a Place – the journey of seeking out our people in spaces we never belonged.

Jessica Bowen tells us the importance behind Johny Pitts & Roger Robinson’s new book ‘Home Is Not a Place‘ Last week I had the pleasure of attending a poetry event hosted by writer, poet, and artist Malika Booker at the Manchester Poetry Library. The event was in admiration of Home Is Not a Place, a photography and poetry book curated by Johny Pitts and Roger … Continue reading Home Is Not a Place – the journey of seeking out our people in spaces we never belonged.

FLO: “This Generation’s Destiny’s Child”

New girl band alert? With more about this new and exciting group is Jessica Bowden Flo are the latest girl group to make major moves in the UK R&B scene, going viral on .ktok with their song ‘cardboard box’ giving post-breakup empowerment vibes to all the girlies. Jorja Douglas, Renée Downer and Stella Quaresma formed Flo back in 2019, describing themselves as: 3 young women … Continue reading FLO: “This Generation’s Destiny’s Child”

The Cher Show: “A Tribute Act Or A Musical?”

Sharing her thoughts on the musical phenomenon ‘The Cher Show‘ is Cara Blackhall It’s fair to say Cher has made her mark on the world. From her dazzling outfits, diva persona and let’s not forget her surprise appearance in Mamma Mia 2. It’s surprising to think that it has taken this long for there to be a musical surrounding her life. The brand-new musical, The Cher … Continue reading The Cher Show: “A Tribute Act Or A Musical?”

Don’t Worry Darling – “The Dystopian Thriller Disguised With Gorgeous 50s’ Glamour”

With all the details on the Olivia Wilde’s latest project is Natasha Turnbull The highly anticipated “Don’t Worry Darling” made its debut on September 23rd – and it certainly did not fail to live up to expectations. The film includes a notably famous cast, including Florence Pugh (Alice), Harry Styles (Jack) and Chris Pine (Frank). While the star filled line up is what will undoubtably … Continue reading Don’t Worry Darling – “The Dystopian Thriller Disguised With Gorgeous 50s’ Glamour”

Fleabag – “The complex comedy which sticks in your mind for years”

Taking another look at the hit limited series Fleabag is Natasha Turnbull It is difficult to envision that a comedy-drama can stick in your mind and stand out amongst the plethora of content shovelled out today, but ‘Fleabag’ does, and it does it tremendously. The two-series show explores the fascinating life of Fleabag (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), the protagonist who oddly remains unnamed throughout the 12 episodes. … Continue reading Fleabag – “The complex comedy which sticks in your mind for years”

Fall: “an overshadowing sense of disturbance and fear”

Earlier this month, “Fall” debuted on cinema screens. Directed by Scott Mann, the movie is an anxiety-inducing thriller which explores the journey of two adrenaline junkies who find themselves stuck on top of a 2000 feet radio tower with no way back down. Despite a seemingly straight to the point concept as the title may suggest, the movie in which two girls sit on top … Continue reading Fall: “an overshadowing sense of disturbance and fear”

The Beauty of Stranger Things 4/4: “Kate Bush in the Charts?”

Like you, I’ve been hearing Kate Bush’s original rendition of ‘Running Up That Hill’ on repeat for the last few weeks. Essentially, since Stranger Things Season 4 came out. The Netflix phenomenon that began in 2016 has swept entertainment by storm since its initial release, and has skyrocketed the aforementioned Kate Bush track to heights of which it hadn’t ever seen, even during its initial 1980’s … Continue reading The Beauty of Stranger Things 4/4: “Kate Bush in the Charts?”