It’s No Surprise That Student Anxiety Has Decreased In Lockdown

There is no shadow of a doubt that school is stressful. Lockdown was stressful. Homeschooling provided both parents and children with a host of new problems. However, a recent report from the University of Bristol revealed that the stress-level in high school aged students has gone down since lockdown began. When the world was plunged […]Read More

Saving British Theatre: Can ‘Seat Out To Help Out’ Do

The government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme finished at the end of August (although some businesses have extended their involvement with the scheme) and it was a huge success. The latest statistics show that diners claimed 100 million meals and it gave the hospitality industry, as well as the economy more generally, a much-needed […]Read More

First Look at Disney’s ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’

In some good news this week, Disney has released the first images from its upcoming film Raya and the Last Dragon – and they are stunning!  The picture shows a powerful Raya wielding a sword, accompanied by a trusty sidekick (what is a Disney film without one?) named Tuk Tuk. The landscape is gorgeously rich in […]Read More

Track Review: the lakes // Taylor Swift

On the 24th July the world went crazy when Taylor Swift dropped her eighth studio album, folklore. The surprises, however, didn’t end there. The physical copy of the album (order here) comes with bonus track ‘the lakes’, which might be my favourite track on folklore.  Read more: Album Review: folklore // Taylor Swift The melody […]Read More

Theatre News: Phantom Of The Opera Will Be Back

Just last week, we announced that Phantom of the Opera was closing after thirty-four years, but this week, the Phantom saga has continued. Andrew Lloyd Webber responded to news of the show’s closure saying: “As far as I’m concerned Phantom will reopen as soon as it is possible”. It now appears that Lloyd Webber was […]Read More

Theatre Review: Wasted // Southwark Playhouse

As a proud Yorkshire girl, I thought I knew quite a lot about the Brontë’s. I’ve visited Howarth a lot, gone around their house and walked the route that supposedly inspired Wuthering Heights. However, Wasted is the Bronte’s as you’ve never seen them before. In this new rock documentary, we are given an access-all-areas account […]Read More

Celebrating Theatre In Lockdown

The theatre industry has been hit incredibly hard by lockdown. Before the government’s £1.57 billion rescue package, there was no support for the arts industry. However, in the midst of the chaos and constant stream of bad news, the industry came together to support each other and provide well needed entertainment for the public.  It […]Read More

Obituary: Nick Cordero

Tony nominated actor Nick Cordero has died in Los Angeles after contracting Coronavirus and struggling with severe medical complications. Cordero spent around ninety-five days in Cendars-Sinai Hospital before he died aged just forty-one, leaving behind his wife, Amanda Kloots, and his young son. The Broadway community grieves for an actor with so much more still […]Read More