Tag: Upcoming

Music, Venue

One to watch: Zoka the Author

Zoka the Author, real name Nicholas Uzoka, is a London-based rapper, and former UEA student. You may recognise his name from last year when he achieved international media coverage for turning his dissertation into a rap album, and subsequently achieving a first for it. He has since been featured in magazines including Wonderland, and has…

Arts, Venue

Wertenbaker season: The Break of Day, and The Love of the Nightingale

This year’s UEA Drama season, running from 3 – 8 December, features two plays by Timberlake Wertenbaker. Wertenbaker is one of the UK’s most renowned contemporary female playwrights and currently the Chair in Playwrighting at the University Of East Anglia.  The two plays revolve around themes of feminism, displacement and reclaiming the future, extremely relevant…

Arts, Venue

Rachel Sargeant, The Roommates

The Roommates is the latest novel from best-selling author Rachel Sargeant. Set on a university campus, the book is a psychological thriller with promises of a shocking twist.  When summing up her upcoming release, Sargeant says: “The Roommates is a psychological thriller set in a university. Four girls arrive for freshers’ week and find themselves…

Arts

Upcoming: Peddling at the Maddermarket Theatre

Official figures released in early 2018 showed that almost 5,000 people sleep rough across England every year, and that the number has increased with 169 percent in less than a decade. This acute issue is rarely addressed within the cultural world, which makes Harry Melling’s play Peddling so arresting. The hour-long one-man show, which will…

Music, OldVenue

Band Camp: The Freshest New Bands

It seems in recent years fledgling young bands have found two clear, almost completely opposite paths to success. The likes of funk-pop experimenters Jungle broke into the mainstream by shrouding themselves in mystery and capitalising on industry hype with every trendy music blog raving about them. On the other end of the spectrum you have…