All posts tagged characters

Best fictional female leads – My favourite characters

We all love watching and reading about a head strong woman. I read a lot; it’s a hobby, a passion and an inspiration. What I love reading about are brilliant […]

The National Theatre is making the bard accessible for children – before schools spoil all of the magic.

‘A sad tale’s best for winter: I have one of sprites and goblins.’ The Winters Tale is a classic Shakespearean play and the amazing actors and crew at the National […]

Theatre Review: ‘Summer and Smoke’ by Tennessee Williams.

Rebecca Frecknall’s new revival of ‘Summer and Smoke’ by Tennessee Williams at the West End is absolutely raw and emotionally ravishing. The brick wall at the back of the stage […]

Exclusive Review: Pawel Pawlowski’s ‘Cold War’.

An enthralling and beautifully bleak love story. From the very first scenes all the way to the haunting and unforgettable ending, Pawel Pawlowski’s new feature length kept me transfixed and […]

Review: Why Netflix’s ‘The Dragon Prince’ has no culture.

Netflix has just dropped season 1 of The Dragon Prince, a fantasy CGI animation from Aaron Ehasz, the head writer and director of the critically acclaimed Avatar: The last Airbender. […]

Bald issues and in-betweens

I was rinsing my hair using Johnson’s baby shampoo, partly because I forgot to go to Superdrug, but also because I’m desperately trying to defrizz my crazy hair that doesn’t […]

Spotlight on: Reese Witherspoon

Award winning actress Reese Witherspoon is truly a contemporary feminist icon; and not just for her portrayal of the legendary Elle Woods in Legally Blonde. As the founder of a […]

How the Babadook is a feminist icon

As part of Genesis’ Directed By Women series, myself and a less than eager friend went to see The Babadook. ‘It’s not that scary, I promise,’ quickly turned into ‘I’m […]

One Step Back: The Effects of Harry Potter on Adult Literacy

The news that it has been 20 years since the first book in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was published has been all over […]