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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 […]

The Threat of another General Election is here. May’s lost another vote. Comedy or tragedy, fellas?

It is the 16th of March, 2019. Funny thing – if you take 16 and 3, you get 19. Hilarious stuff, sides splitting, ribs shattered, hideous pain – the lot. Unfunny […]

Q Divas – Celebrating Iconic Women in Music

Attention all women – in case you haven’t already heard, March is International Women’s Month and Friday the 8th of March is International Women’s Day. Both of these prove that women […]

Perplexing Times: Rising Xenophobia and Turbo-Capitalism

This is a poem that reflects on our present political climate, characterized by rising xenophobia and uncertainty, and considers how we can respond to this. I am not trying to […]

The Best Love Stories Throughout History.

Ever since I was a child I have been a hopeless romantic. It wasn’t that I wanted a fairy tale romance, I just love love. When someone is in love, their whole […]

RAF Duxford – a tribute.

RAF Duxford is an old RAF aerodrome just outside of London which I urge all Queen Mary Students to visit at some point during their time at university. It has […]

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 […]

A Look into 2019’s Books.

There is nothing better than pre-ordering a book, forgetting about said book, then having it arrive on your doorstep seemingly by magic. Here are some of my personal favourites of 2019 […]

Review of Susanne Bier’s Birdbox.

Directed by Susanne Bier, Netflix original ‘Birdbox’ has received over 2 million views upon release and has generated a huge following. The film includes a notable cast, staring Academy Award […]