• To Become A King Is To Become A Killer @ NNT

    ‘Within five years of Scotland voting yes to independence, the King is murdered, and the country is thrown into panic. Those watching the events unfold from both inside and outside begin to question: Can the young monarchy survive such a brutal murder? And who would hate the King enough...
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ NNT

    Nottingham’s New Theatre’s performance of ‘A Midsummer nights dream’, adapted by Tara Anegada, was certainly one for the history books with its unique approach....
  • Valentine’s Locations: Europe

    As Love Actually once stated, “love, really is all around us” or, if not, the competition to book a restaurant for the infamous ‘V-Day’ definitely is. Valentine’s Day is one of the most diversely celebrated events around the world, but where are the most romantic places to travel in...
  • Style Icon – Leonardo DiCaprio in Romeo + Juliet

    I don’t know about you, but I’m still hung up over Baz Lurhmann’s 1996 masterpiece, Romeo + Juliet. Young Claire Danes and a pre-Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio? Exquisite cinematography? An amazing 90’s-inspired soundtrack? A love story intertwined with a mafia crime family narrative? Original Shakespearean dialogue in a contemporary setting?...
  • Arts Feature: A History of Witchcraft in the UK

    Amongst the most common Halloween costume characters, zombies, vampires, ghosts… there is one that remains triumphant: the witch. But where does this fascination with witchcraft come from? Made punishable by death in the UK in 1542 under the reign of King Henry VIII, witchcraft was a crime leading to...
  • Shakespeare in Love @ Theatre Royal

    Shakespeare in Love is well-known as the 1998 histori-comedy that took the Academy Awards by storm, winning seven awards including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. And now, it seems to have found its way home in being transformed into a witty, timeless and innovative play. “For fans of...
  • King Lear @ The Duke of York’s Theatre

    It is presumed that around 1604, in between two acclaimed tragedies known as Othello and Macbeth, Shakespeare wrote the unrelentingly brilliant King Lear. “It is hard, almost impossible to imagine a time when McKellen won’t lead a production” Jonathan Munby’s adaption of the play, starring Ian McKellen, currently being...