Could COP26 bring Joe Biden and Boris Johnson together?

Climate change is the defining issue of our time. The problem, which will affect living standards around the world, is truly global. Any global issue requires a global response. Brilliant progress was made with the 2015 Paris Agreement, which the new US President Joe Biden announced America will rejoin. This, along with other policy measures, […]Read More

Birmingham Hippodrome raises over £26,000

Over £26,000 has been raised for the Birmingham Hippodrome to expand its support for over 5,000 young people in Birmingham and the West Midlands. A £20,000 target was set after the theatre joined The Big Give Christmas Challenge campaign, which is the UK’s largest online match funding campaign. In the time the campaign was active, […]Read More

Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyewolo Cast In Murder

Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyewolo are set to star in a new murder mystery film for Searchlight Pictures. The film will be directed by Tom George, who has previously helmed the award-winning BBC mockumentary This Country and overseen Proms coverage. Mark Chappell, who has written for Cold Feet and My Life in Film, has […]Read More

TV Review: ‘Roadkill’ Offers The Same Old Schtick

If there was ever a time to release a new political drama, it would be now. Given that coronavirus has shown (depending on your point of view) either the success or failure of government, a new TV drama could allow audiences more access behind the door of 10 Downing Street. Political dramas are by their […]Read More

Making the Case for Providing Free Films: BBC iPlayer and

When you think of films, financial payments spring to mind. At cinemas, a ticket is bought, varying depending on age and time. Online, subscription services like Netflix and Amazon Prime require a monthly payment. For the latter, many films charge an extra sum to rent or buy. For the old fashioned, buying a DVD relies […]Read More

Trailer Released For ‘Supernova’ Starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci

The trailer for the romantic comedy-drama Supernova, starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci, has been released. The two-minute teaser introduces us to long term partners Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), who are on holiday with one another, possibly for the last time. Supernova explores Tusker’s early onset dementia, and the troubles this brings […]Read More

Sarah Snook to Star in Adaptation of Jane Austen’s ‘Persuasion’

Succession star Sarah Snook has been cast in the lead role of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, an upcoming adaptation of Jane Austen’s final novel. Sarah Snook will portray the protagonist, Anne Elliot, who must endure a series of romantic challenges in this period drama. Elliot is a woman who, “many years after refusing the proposal of […]Read More