• Summer TV Picks #5 – Succession

    Daisy Forster Over the last week I’ve rewatched both seasons of HBO’s hit series, ‘Succession’. Despite winning two Emmys for its first season and being nominated eighteen times for its second, I haven’t heard this show talked about much in the UK. Dripping with sass, incompetence and corporate corruption,...
  • Monkey @ NNT Quarantine Season

    This virtual performance piece Monkey, written by Libby Horobin and Jake Levy, perfectly captures the struggles of lockdown and the desperate need for human interaction over a Zoom pub quiz. The play centres around a group of five friends trying to overcome their own boredom in a virtual quiz...
  • Summer TV Picks #4: Four Weddings and a Funeral

    As I’m sure is the case for many of you, lockdown has resulted in many binges of many series. But for me, as somebody who already watched a lot of TV before quarantine to procrastinate doing coursework, I found myself searching further afield for my next show. This search...
  • TL;DR @ NNT Quarantine Season

    TL;DR, Bill Hayes’ first go at play writing, is the premiering piece of the Nottingham New Theatre’s online quarantine season. This virtual piece brings a charged depiction of ‘Alistair’ (played by Rohan Rakhit), who utilises Youtube to create heated discussion with his right-wing community. Haye’s thought-provoking script brings to...
  • Summer TV Picks #1- Hollywood

    Set in post World War II Hollywood, this Netflix miniseries explores the hurdles faced by aspiring actors whilst trying to make it in the cut-throat world of acting. As an unashamed Gleek, a series created by Ian Brennan and Ryan Murphy, and which even stars Darren Criss, grabbed my...
  • Album Review: Tame Impala, The Slow Rush

    ‘Let’s drink this magic potion of love and emotion...’ Tame Impala’s fourth LP, The Slow Rush, marks five years of anticipation for fans, since the release of Currents in 2015. Full of psychedelic synthesiser beats and dreamy electric guitar, the long awaited album does not disappoint.  Rather than resembling the psychedelic rock genre...
  • Film Review: Love, Rosie

    Sometimes life doesn’t go exactly the way you may have planned, and this is something that Love, Rosie explores with great depth and heart. Based on the novel Where Rainbows End by Cecelia Ahern, this charming Rom-com is a mesh of tears, moments that can’t help but prompt a smile...