Mar 26, 2015
Yosra Osman took a look at Michelle Williams’ latest outing, Suite Française.
Nov 06, 2014
Our writers are (lovingly) foisting favourites on their unsuspecting nippers. Jojo Sutherland introduces her daughter to a whole new world at the bottom of the garden.
Mar 18, 2015
Standard Issue's film reviewer Yosra Osman also works for Alzheimer's Research UK. So what did she makes of Julianne Moore's Oscar winning depiction of a woman with the disease?
Mar 13, 2015
Regular curator of tunes Liz Buckley is back in charge of the Spotify account and this time she’s got déjà vu.
Mar 10, 2015
Brilliant touring company Northern Broadsides’ version of King Lear has Jonathan Miller in the director’s chair. Hazel Davis wishes he’d done more with the play’s women – and the company’s ‘for the people’ attitude.
Oct 29, 2014
If you’re looking for warm and fuzzy as the nights draw in, the returning small screen offerings are probably not what you had in mind. But TV authority Julia Raeside reckons there’s much to be enjoyed among the murders, blood and grit. Just keep a cushion close by.
Oct 24, 2014
When Laura Corcoran dressed up like a 90s disco nana and headed to Lady Gaga’s #artRAVE at the O2 last night (Thu 23 Oct), she found that for all the bells, whistles and glowsticks, the fizz and crackle of a gig is in the sound.
Oct 21, 2014
With more music artists enjoying long careers, Myf Warhurst chats to 1980s stars Gary Numan and Lloyd Cole about how to make the magic – and money – last for a long time rather than just a good time.
Oct 17, 2014
Geriatric Nazi hunter Alan Stoob moves from Twitter to bookshop shelves with Alan Stoob: Nazi Hunter. In her review, Emma Mitchell learns how to softly, softly catchy Nazi.
Mar 04, 2015
Standard Issue writers revisit an album/film/book/TV series to see if it’s stood the test of time. This week, Dotty Winters swots up on none-more-black high school comedy Heathers.