• The Girl on the Train @ Theatre Royal

    Samantha Womack is no stranger to the spotlight when it comes to embodying dramatic roles, gracing viewers with her performance on the BBC show EastEnders as the strong headed character Ronnie Mitchell from 2007-2011. She reprised this role again in 2013-2017. This time, the public was able to see...
  • DNA @ Lakeside Arts

    DNA is Nottingham New Theatre’s latest collaboration with Lakeside Arts, combining all the talent of the student actors with the creative flare of the highly experienced director Giles Croft and his innovative assistant Amy Crighton. The play follows ten teens wound up in the manslaughter of their friend Adam....
  • Educating Rita @ Theatre Royal

    Directed by Max Roberts and written by Willy Russell, Educating Rita tracks the story of a working-class hairdresser, Rita into higher education. Passionate, determined and fun-loving Rita (Jessica Johnson) meets her alcoholic University tutor, Frank (Stephen Tompkinson) at the beginning of the play. Rita, despite her lack of education,...
  • DMA’s @ Rock City

    Almost a year after the release of their album ‘For Now’, DMA’s descend on Nottingham’s Rock City, delivering a performance saturated with energy. The band is an Australian three-piece made up of Tommy O’Dell, Matt Mason and Johnny Tock. As the stage is lit, the unassuming threesome transform into...
  • April Book of the Month: Mary Beard – Women and Power: A Manifesto

    I came across Beard’s Women and Power: A Manifesto whilst desperately searching for secondary reading for my dissertation. This critical essay does what it says on the tin, it discusses the relationship between women and power from the Ancient Romans and Greeks to today. An excellent and accessible piece...
  • Musicality review: Love, Laughter and Loathing

    From Hamilton to Legally Blonde the Nottingham University Musicality performers put on a spectacle of songs from some of the most well-known musicals on stage. Their most recent sold-out production, titled ‘Love, Laughter and Loathing’, had audiences loving the talent, laughing at the theatrical comedy and loathing themselves for...
  • The Turn of the Screw @ Theatre Royal

    Based on Henry James’ gothic novella and directed by Daniel Buckroyd, The Turn of the Screw is a tale of lost innocence. The tale retells the story of a governess who accepts an offer of employment which consists of caring for two children at a rural estate called Bly....