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Television Review: Clique, BBC Three

BBC Three’s new psychological Thriller ‘Clique’ mimics the scandalous lives of young adults that American TV does so well.  Clique shares its creator, Jess Brittain, with Skins in BBC Three’s latest attempt to woo the 12-24 demographic. It is set in the student hub of Edinburgh, Scotland and follows two young girls, Holly (Synnove Karlsen) …Read More


From Madrid With Love

Known for its buzzing nightlife, there is no wonder that no city can live up to the constant energy and liveliness of Madrid. Madrid is a city that knows how to live for the moment. It is spontaneous, with a constant buzz always in the air. The mass vigour expressed from Spain’s capital city can …Read More


‘The Rover’ at the RSC – Review

Aphra Behn is acclaimed as the first professional female writer in English.  Her most famous play, ’The Rover’, written in 1677 as an unashamed celebration of the cavaliers banished during the Cromwell revolution, is now revived by director Loveday Ingram.  Right from the beginning, Ingram transported the audience into a night at the carnival, opening with …Read More


Review: GMTG Presents ‘Into the Woods’

After a long day of dissertation writing in the library, I was somewhat lacking in energy, and it’s fair to say I wasn’t exactly enticed by the idea of watching GMTG’s ‘Into the Woods’. However, as soon as I saw the enchanted set on arrival, with vines tracing around the smoke-filled multi-tiered stage, I began …Read More


Television Review: Freaks and Geeks

Freaks and Geeks is a show made for those of us who dreaded school every day, and not just because we didn’t like maths, and were more than a little relieved to enter the next stage of our lives where cliques, bitchiness, and public humiliations were not an everyday occurrence. The show, created in 1999 …Read More


Television: A Tribute to Sherlock Holmes

*WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD* The name is Sherlock Holmes and the address is 221b Baker Street. Our beloved characters Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Dr John Watson (Martin Freeman) make a massive come back to our screens with new cases to be solved. The Sherlockian family had been expecting the arrival of Season 4 impatiently for …Read More


From Cape Town With Love…

Cape Town: a city that is stunning from the sky to the sea. This city is steeped in so much history from all around the world, and it’s this that makes Cape Town totally unique and rich in culture.  It’s known as the ‘mother city’ due to its crucial role in South Africa’s history. I …Read More


Theatre Review: 3BUGS Presents: Pysche

In a world where January seemed never-ending, deadlines were looming and Donald Trump had just become the President of the USA, there was a desperate need for some glitter, magic and light relief in all our lives. As we stumbled into a transformed dance studio of the Guild for the final night of ‘Psyche’, a …Read More


Travel Review: From Sydney with Love

Why do I love Sydney? It’s probably more to do with my love of Australia in general. Sydney is somewhere everyone wants to go and if you don’t want to go there then you are probably lying to yourself. Sydney is undeniably glamourous. With its collection of beaches, shopping, bars, events and numerous things to …Read More


Review: Alexander Zeldin’s ‘Love’ at the Birmingham REP

‘Love’ sold out in its run at the National’s Dorfman theatre, but audiences have another chance to view Alexander Zeldin’s latest play now that it is playing at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre – and it’s not to be missed. The 90-minute play is a beautifully compassionate, pain-stakingly detailed look into the lives of families living …Read More