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Venue reviews: Nightclubbing at Norwich Playhouse

Nightclubbing was an emotional performance full of funky futuristic beats, heart-wrenching spoken word poems and astonishing visuals. All 45 minutes of the piece were...
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Is Crazy, Rich Asians the minority film we need?

Crazy Rich Asians was marketed as a win for diversity. It was a huge step forward for Asian representation on screen, as one of...

Travelling to “Dangerous Destinations”

I was scrolling through the segment of the British government website that offers British citizens advice on which countries are currently too dangerous to...

India’s Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex

"History owes the LGBT community an apology for their sufferings," said Judge Indhu Maholta, after India overturned a ruling that criminalised gay sex.   Section...
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Dealing with racism while travelling

My Chinese Singaporean friend and I recently travelled to the south of France, which is an absolutely stunning region. It’s sunny, peaceful and has...

Cinderella: “the most breathtaking ballet I have ever seen”

I thought that Matthew Bourne’s production of Red Shoes would be the best thing I would ever watch, but his Cinderella production completely stole...