• 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....
  • Creative Corner: ‘The Town-Crier’ by Frankie Denton

    If you go down to the woods today, you may find a stranger on a dark and winding path. I did once, when I ventured into the black pines. He stood like a shadow and when he moved, he was the shifting ebony of a dilated pupil. He was...
  • Scrapbook: Top 5 Gothic Novels

    The Gothic genre is making a big comeback of late with numerous film and TV series taking inspiration from and adapting literature to meet its fanbase. But where did it all begin? Here at Impact we argue why these books are timeless. After all, there’s a reason they’re called ‘classics’…...
  • Dracula @ Theatre Royal

    Bram Stoker’s Dracula is one of the most globally iconic novels ever written. This Jenny King adaptation adds to Stoker’s monumental legacy by resurrecting the dark and thrilling tale and bringing it into contemporary life. She brings the father of all vampire stories to new heights with terrifying staging,...
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde @ Nottingham Theatre Royal

    Adapted by David Edgar and directed by Kate Saxton, the infamous tale of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde has been electrified on stage in this production. A haunting, dramatic and disturbing play, it explores the hidden evils behind the façade of middle class 19th century London. Like other classic...
  • The New Age of PVRIS: All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell

    Hailing from Lowell, Massachusetts, PVRIS (pronounced “Paris”) have come a long way since releasing their debut album, White Noise, in 2014. Made up of lead singer Lyndsey Gunnulfsen (Lynn Gunn), guitarist Alex Babinski, and bassist Brian MacDonald, this alt-rock trio have truly made their mark. With their signature blend...
  • Book Of The Month – December: Dawn of the Unread

    ‘What nightmare stops Lord Byron dozing? The ghastly sound of bookshops closing.’ Title: Dawn of the Unread Author: Various Genre: Comic book, Gothic, parody Publisher: Spokesman Press Published: 2016 Nottingham has had a long-running literary history, as shown by its status as a UNESCO city of Literature. Utilising the...