Annette (Bryony Cole) and Alan (Simon Feilder) arrive at Michael (James King) and Veronica’s (Tessa Stephenson) house to settle a dispute between their two sons, Ben and Henry. From the outset it appears Annette and Alan’s son, Ben, is in the wrong since he poked Henry’s teeth out with a stick. So it should be […]Read More GOD OF CARNAGE (AMSTERDAM, 2019) THEATRE REVIEW – ✭✭✭✭✭
Sound can be much more than noise – it can make you think differently, act a certain way… and now, even make your tastebuds flourish. Brands have realised they can’t ignore the impact sound has and what it can do to their consumer, so have started to focus on utilising sound to build their image and […]Read More Music is on the menu.
Women and porn. Do they watch it? Do they enjoy it? Do they hate it? To say how heavily they actually feature in it, not much is really known about how they feel towards one of the most lucrative industries in the world. Bryony Cole and Grace Carroll explore how women view porn, sex and […]Read More WET – Theatre N16 ★★★★★
“Never use the word can.” That’s what we’re told consistently at the agency I work at. It’s a weak word… a word with with no conviction. Instead use ‘will’. I will, we will, you will. Belief sells, lacklustre doesn’t. At first, I agreed. Because, of course I knew, weak copy won’t have any effect. ‘Can’ […]Read More Can I?
The importance of reading is drilled into every child from a very young age. We all once clutched onto our Biff and Chip books, desperate to find out what door the magic key actually opened. We climbed up reading levels, feeling smarter as we did, until we were could be of the legendary ‘free reading’ […]Read More PUT DOWN YOUR NOVEL AND OPEN UP YOUR NOTEBOOK
The other day I was sitting in Starbucks working on my laptop. The day was losing it’s light, but I still had a lot more work to do. I wanted to know what time the Starbucks closed. I looked up. A barista, whose name tag read ‘Sean’, was clearing the table next to me. With […]Read More GOOGLE IS THAT KNOW-IT-ALL FRIEND EVERYBODY HATES, SO WHY DO WE KEEP GOING BACK FOR MORE?
Khaled Hosseini’s novel The Kite Runner is one of my favourite books. Last weekend I went to see it as a theatre production at Wyndham Theatre in London. I was a little apprehensive – the film adaptation of the novel had been below par. It left out crucial parts of the story and hollywoodised an […]Read More IS THE BOOK ALWAYS BETTER THAN THE FILM?
I don’t like musicals. I’ve always found it a little unnerving how a group of people can all burst out into joyous song and then moments later pretend like it never happened. I guess musicals have always seemed a little disingenuous to me. I’ve always been more of a fan of realist gritty drama, something […]Read More I WATCHED LA LA LAND SO YOU HAVE TO
I watched Kenneth’s Lonergan’s film about an uncle who is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies and learnt… Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams have unbelievable chemistry. I believed every word said between them as ex lovers. And they did the happy scenes of their relationship, just as well, if […]Read More 8 THINGS I LEARNT WHILST WATCHING ‘MANCHESTER BY THE SEA’