Culture

  • Rush: the glamour and tragedy of F1

              Rush is an exhilarating true story, sure to please both fans of Formula 1 and Ron Howard.   I love...

  • Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine

                Woody Allen’s latest is a character-focused departure from comedy and catharsis.   Woody Allen’s latest film to hit the...

  • Love lost for Lovelace

                  Our reviewer has less than lovely things to say about the film Lovelace.   Linda Lovelace, despite only...

  • Hot or not? Super scary Halloween faves

                  Nick Batley gives his expert opinion on the horror films you absolutely must see and the ones you...

  • Interview with the cast of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    Read all about Katherine Kingsley and Stefano Braschi’s thoughts on their roles as Helena and Demetrius in a new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream...

  • Othello: so much Moor

    Nick Virk explains why he thought Nicholas Hynter’s modernisation of Othello worked so well.    Shakespeare is often remembered as the writer of timeless classics....

  • Othello: Moor or less

    Find out why John Stonborough found this production of Othello ‘racist and ridiculous’!   Othello doesn’t end well, but this contemporary production at the Olivier...

  • London Fashion Week: trend reports

    Bulldogs, bare legs and brocade: here is the ultimate London Fashion Week Spring/ Summer 2014 trend lowdown. BURBERRY PRORSUM by Emily Folkes It was time for...

  • Beauty note: LFW

                          Beauty went patriotic at London Fashion Week in September as looks were all about the...

  • Roar! at Bestival 2013

    Bestival is a success story, going from a smaller operation to hitting the big league in only ten years. But has it retained its dignity?  ...