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Lotte’s War by Lotte Moore

**An interesting and informative read about an infamous and dramatic event! ** Lotte’s War is both an autobiography and historical novel. Although short, it entails Lotte Moore’s life before, during […]


Rex Quondam Rex Que Futurus: Why We Should All Love the Arthurian Legend, Despite its Most Recent Adaptation

If you are enrolled on the SED’s Arthurian Literature course, you may agree with me when I say it has been a greatly enjoyable, but also greatly varied experience. We […]


Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir: A reflective and uplifting novel about second chances – a must-read!   For Jónas, life has not been what he thought it would be. […]

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Knock Knock, Who’s There, The Cinema of Despair: Why is Contemporary Cinema Afraid of a Little Misery?

Here’s a little trivia for you: what do 99% of modern, mainstream films have in common? Is it a famous star in the lead? Could be. Is it that it […]

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The War on Violence – How Should the Great Conflicts Be Depicted in the Cinema?

Following the release of Dunkirk, a film that, as shown by its 12A certificate, shied away from graphic depictions of violence, I thought it prudent to open up the discussion […]

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War for the Planet of the Apes Review – A Fitting Conclusion, An Emotional Rollercoaster and a Showcase for the Supreme Talents of one Andy Serkis

The third movie is always a difficult beast. How to cap off a trilogy? Finalise the narrative? Bring the character’s arc full circle? It’s a challenging prospect and has many […]


A Different Look at ‘La La Land’

Plato says “in metre and harmony and rhythm, [they] speak very well–such is the sweet influence which melody and rhythm by nature have… music puts upon colours”. Plato argues against […]

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Defying Disinformation, Inspiring Change…

The state of the world right now is a far cry from what it was a year ago, or two or three years ago more so. Never could Brexit have […]

Five Shows to see in 2017

2017 is shaping up to be yet another great year for theatre in London! Listed below are my top five picks for must see shows of 2017…   The Wild […]