Review: The Friendship Cure by Kate Leaver

In a world filled with a seemingly endless stream of bad news, everyone needs a little pick-me-up from time-to-time, and The Friendship Cure is there to do just that. This self-described “manifesto for reconnecting in the modern world”, written by London-based journalist Kate Leaver, explores modern friendships through a combination of social science, personal stories... Continue Reading →

Review: Speeches of Note, Emmanuel Centre

Visitors to London’s Emmanuel Centre were in for a treat on Monday night at the how to: Academy’s latest event, Speeches of Note. Following in the footsteps of its well-known cousin Letters Live, where a selection of significant historical letters are brought to life by a host of celebrities, Speeches of Note celebrated the power... Continue Reading →

Review: Six, Arts Theatre

"Divorced, beheaded, died. Divorced, beheaded, survived." We’re no doubt all familiar with the story of Henry VIII and his many marriages in his quest to have a son, but now thanks to Six, each of his six wives finally get to take to the mic and tell her own story for the very first time. Written... Continue Reading →

Review: Heathers, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Following a sold-out run at The Other Palace earlier this year, there’s been a lot of hype surrounding Heathers the Musical, with a strong fandom out in force and social media buzzing with (mostly) glowing comments. Based on the cult 1988 film written by Daniel Waters and starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, Heathers is... Continue Reading →

Review: Spiders, Tristan Bates Theatre

The title might suggest otherwise, but thankfully Spiders isn’t a stage version of 1980s film Arachnophobia. Although the play, performed at the Tristan Bates Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe, does refer to the eight-legged creepy crawlies, it’s a story about existing in a world where you don’t necessarily feel like you belong, friendship... Continue Reading →

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