Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster – BBC Iplayer

https://youtu.be/YYghg-lNNuQ Written and Created by Conrad Murray, David Cumming and German Marvel Directed by Geej Ower ★★★★ However one feels about The Modern Prometheus or Frankenstein, Mary Shelley’s creation defied the social paradigms of the time. A young woman, already surrounded by male peers, Shelley helped lay the foundations of Western science fiction and a mythos which would … Continue reading Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster – BBC Iplayer

Decolonisation: not just a buzzword – Bhuchar Boulevard and The School of Oriental and African and Studies University of London

Created by Sudha Bhuchar Directed by Kristine Landon-Smith ★★★ A cautionary titbit of information: Decolonisation – not just a buzzword contains some sensitive wording and discussions – so deal with it and realise that the examination of the brutality of colonialism isn’t to be watered down. Presented by Bhuchar Boulevard and The School of Oriental and African … Continue reading Decolonisation: not just a buzzword – Bhuchar Boulevard and The School of Oriental and African and Studies University of London

Jennie Lee: Tomorrow is a New Day – Rehearsed Reading

Written by Matthew Knights Directed by Emma Lynne Harley ★★★ Fife’s best-kept secret, and no it isn’t The Secret Bunker - from Lochgelly to Lords (House of), Jennie Lee was a working-class girl from Fife, best known for working her way through the Labour party into becoming the first Minister for the Arts, and eventual … Continue reading Jennie Lee: Tomorrow is a New Day – Rehearsed Reading

Max Winslow & The House of Secrets – Review

https://youtu.be/EesMGylaMfE Written by Jeff Wild Directed by Sean Olson ★★★ Throughout 2020, being indoors has offered us the opportunity to explore the places we call home. To familiarise each nook and cranny, and know the inside of the door frames from the brickwork outside. For Max Winslow however, life is a little duller, and she … Continue reading Max Winslow & The House of Secrets – Review

Jennie Lee: Tomorrow is a New Day – Preview

As the country comes to grips with the perplexing difficulties it finds itself in - there is no understatement in highlight the lack of funding the arts, and there is undoubtedly one woman who would have had plenty to say regarding the struggles the industry finds itself suffering. The first-ever Minister for the Arts, Jennie … Continue reading Jennie Lee: Tomorrow is a New Day – Preview