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.
Feb 27, 2015
Elaine Malcolmson has seized control of the Standard Issue jukebox this week and she wants to use it as a time machine.
Oct 15, 2014
Sky Atlantic’s new medical drama may test the queasy tummies among us, but Julia Raeside reckons it’s worth watching - even if you have to do some of it through your fingers
Feb 26, 2015
The third series of House of Cards appears on Netflix tomorrow. Ruth Bratt can hardly wait.
Feb 20, 2015
Stella Duffy explains how Fun Palaces bring communities together and how you can get involved.