• Revisiting The Classics – Film Review: Fantasia

    Harry Quantrill revisits the 1940's classic, 'Fantasia'....
  • Pieces to Get you into Classical Music

    Ever fancied listening to some classical musical? Unsure whether it’s for you? Hannah discusses how classical music has far more to love than most believe and sets out some of her favourite tunes, suitable no matter your mood. What do you think of when you hear the term ‘classical...
  • The Grapes of Wrath @ The Nottingham Playhouse

    Frank Galati’s adaptation of John Steinbeck’s classic The Grapes of Wrath tells the story of the Joad family, and their pursuit of the American dream. It is strange and confusing, though in the midst of the disparity and despair there was something recognisable and hopeful about the production. The...
  • Forgotten Gems: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

    Anna Karenina is one of those undeniable classics that people tend to claim they’ve read, or have on their shelves to look a little more intellectual; in fact, it’s been on my own bookshelf for years before I finally picked it up this summer. Originally published in instalments in...
  • Sister Act @ Theatre Royal

    Having seen the film version recently, I sat down with both excitement and trepidation at the musical adaptation of the Whoopi Goldberg classic. With all the glitz and glam of the ’80s showcased through a great soundtrack, costume and lighting, Sister Act and its talented cast most definitely got...
  • Investment SOS: The LBD

    As this term’s dreaded essay deadlines draw to a close the excitement of the festive season starts to make its long-awaited return. With the bombardment of Christmas jingles, mince pies, gift buying and a steady influx of party invitations, choosing the perfect outfit starts to play second fiddle and...