Laura Patterson

TV

Richard Osman Quits Pointless

While some might recall The Chase, Mastermind, or even University Challenge as their favourite TV quiz show, my go-to on a weekday afternoon is Pointless.  If you are unaware of this staple on the BBC, the premise of the show is simple: come up with the most obscure answer possible. Over a thousand episodes have…

Gaming

Escape Room Shenanigans

Escape Rooms are fun – each one you go to is a unique experience. Many of my favourite memories have taken place in them. I’d like to share a few. Of all the places, my first escape room experience was actually in Budapest. On our stay, my friends and I googled things to do in…

TV, Venue

The Role of Intimacy Directors

In the wake of #MeToo, this past decade has seen a rise of intimacy coordinators in the Film and TV industry. Intimacy coordinators are just as vital a role in filmmaking as a director or producer – their role is to ensure the wellbeing and safety of actors involved in a sexually explicit scene. On…

Film

Norwich Film Festival: The Arts Prevails

Picture this: it’s 2009, you’ve left university and you’re having coffee in The Forum with your friend. They show you a short film that they’ve made and you’re amazed by it. They’re struggling to get it into any festivals and there’s nothing in Norfolk. They are disheartened that all their hard work will go to…

Film

Norwich Film Festival Is Back Better Than Ever!

The privilege to watch films in person was tragically taken away from film-lovers last year. Norwich Film Festival celebrates having this experience once again, returning this year with its largest showcase yet! From the 12th to the 21st of November, the festival will be screening a wide range of independent films from a regional, national,…

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