When portraying animals in art, humans have come a long way from charcoal cave paintings and terrible medieval murals (seriously – google ‘Medieval animal paintings’; I guarantee the results will be entertaining). One thing Britain is quite reputable for worldwide...
Improvised. Musical. Two words that induce emotions from hesitant trepidation to profound excitement to downright horror. I certainly didn’t know what to expect when I received tickets to Showstopper: The Improvised Musical as a Christmas present, so naturally, I...
The Witches of Eastwick is a musical adaptation of John Updike’s novel, published in 1984. This version, directed by Jeremy Tustin, follows the same basic outline of the novel, three women (or witches), who live in a small stereotypical...
On the start of a new year, we are already hit by the dreary news commentary of the pitfalls of 2016. So, we are unsurprisingly walking into 2017 with not quite the usual bouts of optimism. However,  stumbling across...
I recently visited the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and was deeply moved by the artist as a person. The museum let us travel through the world of Vincent Van Gogh, telling us about his life. From his family...
Every year thousands of people across the UK are proud to state that they do indeed attend a Christmas pantomime, and they love it! It’s the perfect piece of family entertainment with ‘something for everyone’, or so we’re told....