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Dirty Promises at the Hope | Theatre review

Dirty Promises at the Hope
THEATRE REVIEW

Like a Shakespearean tragicomedy, Dirty Promises launches with high energy and laughter, but descends a slope of horror and heartbreak, gathering speed like a boulder down a mountain, to reach its gut-wrenching conclusion. Lilly [read more]

The Apple Tree at Ye Olde Rose and Crown | Theatre review

The Apple Tree at Ye Olde Rose and Crown
THEATRE REVIEW

Originally premiered on Broadway in 1966, All Star Productions take The Apple Tree to the rustic Ye Olde Rose and Crown pub theatre in the up-and-coming area of Walthamstow, and inject a new lease of life and contemporary humour to this [read more]

Neko Case at Union Chapel | Live review

Neko Case at Union Chapel
LIVE REVIEW

Union Chapel, built in the mid-19th century in a Gothic Revival style, today serves as a versatile venue (congregational church, homeless support centre and concert hall) and connecting place for people from all walks of life. Neko Case [read more]

Je Baak: Ritual-Media-Karma at Hada Contemporary Gallery | Exhibition review

Je Baak: Ritual-Media-Karma at Hada Contemporary Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

South Korean artist Je Baak returns to the UK for his second solo exhibition Ritual-Media-Karma at Hada Contemporary. The gallery is made up of just two small rooms, each featuring a separate series of beautiful and deceptively simple [read more]

Today’s Specials at Pace London | Exhibition review

Today’s Specials at Pace London
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Open any magazine, visit any bookshop or library, spend five minutes online and there it is – food, glorious food. Pace London presents Today’s Specials, a satirical exhibition cooked up in order to explore the consumerist, [read more]

Cryptopology at The Crypt Gallery | Exhibition review

Cryptopology at The Crypt Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

The Crypt Gallery is a London gem on the Euston Road, a slice of the past culture of death, and still the resting place of some souls from the early 1800s. It’s a brick labyrinth with irregular passages, low ceilings and uncertain [read more]

The Extra Ordinary Life of Frank Derrick, Age 81 by J B Morrison | Book review

The Extra Ordinary Life of Frank Derrick, Age 81 by J B Morrison
BOOK REVIEW

Growing old is for many a sobering thought. The Extra Ordinary Life of Frank Derrick, Age 81 captures a snapshot in time and magnifies it to reveal the twilight years in all their extra ordinary toughness. Light-heartedly crafted, with [read more]

Charlie Simpson – Long Road Home | Album review

Charlie Simpson – Long Road Home
ALBUM REVIEW

After leaving Fightstar and refusing to be a part of McBusted, Charlie Simpson has returned to the music scene with his second solo album, Long Road Home. Some would deem this attempt to be unwise, considering the disappointment of his [read more]

Neon Jungle – Welcome to the Jungle | Album review

Neon Jungle – Welcome to the Jungle
ALBUM REVIEW

Neon Jungle’s debut is the product of an age of distraction, seemingly inspired by, and a reflection of, our modern interaction with the Internet and our evolving digital world. Tracks on Welcome to the Jungle throb and shudder, [read more]

Epstein: The Man Who Made the Beatles | Theatre review

Epstein: The Man Who Made the Beatles
THEATRE REVIEW

Leicester Square Theatre is currently playing host to a production about Brian Epstein, the man who managed the Beatles and brought them to fame before his untimely death, aged 32. The play is a two-man show and revolves around a [read more]

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