Societal Changes We Should Embrace Post-Covid

The word ‘unprecedented’ has been flying around for the last year. As has the phrase ‘I can’t wait for 2020 to be over’. As unexpected and chaotic as this year has been, some things have (dare I say it) changed for the better. Some things we’re moving forward with, taking into 2021, and hopefully embracing […]Read More

Disney Announces Collaboration with Kugali to Produce New Sci-Fi Series

Described in a tweet as a “first-of-its-kind collaboration”, Disney have partnered with the pan-African entertainment company Kugali to produce a brand-new, science fiction series: Iwájú. This is the first time Disney will be working with African storytellers to create an animated series. Founded by Fikayo Adeloa, Hamid Ibrahim and Tolu Olowofoyeku, Kugali is an entertainment […]Read More

The High Low: The End Of An Era

Last week, I was joined by hundreds of tearful Millennial and Gen-Z women emotionally distressed across Twitter and Whatsapp groups as the beloved podcast, The High Low, came to an end. Hearing the voices of Pandora Sykes and Dolly Alderton became a weekly comfort, as their satirical, yet still informative, views on stories and headlines […]Read More

Living Out At University: The Survival Guide

With the announcement of exam results having been u-turned, and a scramble for university places across the country, quite a few of us are preparing to live away from home. Some for the first time as they embark on their university adventures, and others who are seeking that escape from home again after several months […]Read More

Remote Reading: Ways To Discover New Reads

The traditional methods of book browsing and book recommendations are being swapped for online libraries, pdf downloads and even Facebook groups - all remote ways book lovers are discovering to quench their bookish thirst during the pandemic.Read More

‘This Is Us’ Is The Guide To Anxiety-Management We All

In a world where we’re constantly surrounded by the uncertainties and anxieties of the future, television often unsuccessfully attempts to offer some form of escapism from an incredibly bleak and sombre reality. Whilst we can’t really forget the need to social distance, wear face masks, or the looming threat of another lockdown, This Is Us […]Read More

Netflix cancels Hasan Minhaj’s ‘Patriot Act’

Two days ago, comedian Hasan Minhaj announced on Twitter that his popular Netflix talk-show Patriot Act has been cancelled. After 39 episodes across six seasons, Patriot Act has seen its fair share of controversy and criticism, particularly in 2019 when Netflix removed an episode from streaming in Saudi Arabia after complaints it was critical of […]Read More

Theatre News: Culture Minister Reveals Plans For Theatres To Safely

MP Caroline Dinenage has elaborated on the government’s plans for reopening theatres, announcing they will open ‘very shortly’ once safety measures have been tested. Speaking on Sky News, Dinenage revealed that the government “very shortly want to be able to announce theatres indoors but with social distancing”, adding that they have “always taken a very […]Read More

How Are Productions Of Hamlet Indicators Of The Era They

The height of any professional actor’s career is likely to be around the time they undertake the role of Shakespeare’s Prince of Denmark, Hamlet. From David Tennant, to Jude Law, to Benedict Cumberbatch, Hamlets have sold out stages and been transformed into film, while they continue to evolve in the shape of modern theatre. However, […]Read More

The Jhalak Prize: One Step Closer To Tackling Racism

The Jhalak prize is a step outside the box of conventional literary prizes and publishing agencies, amplifying positive discrimination. However, this celebration of BAME writers allows us to identify, acknowledge and learn from their stories – something that is as important now as ever.Read More