REVIEW: Winter Solstice | Home Manchester

Winter Solstice is like a play I have never seen before. It was unexpected, intriguing and exciting. I always enjoy visiting Home in Manchester. It’s a theatre that brings experimental and thought provoking drama both nationally and internationally to our beautiful city. Winter Solstice is no different. Unexpected Roland Schimmelpfennig…

Three reasons to see Hamlet by Royal Shakespeare Company

You are no doubt familiar with the story of Hamlet. A grieving young man is sent on a mission by his father’s ghost to expose his true killer, Hamlet’s Uncle. This escalates into a story of madness, revenge and murder. Shakespeare is one of the greatest storytellers this world has…

Review: Five Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist | HOME Manchester

Five Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist was showing as part of PUSH Festival and definitely pushed the boundaries of theatre. Once again HOME was buzzing with people. On a Monday night. I know?! It’s still refreshing to see this cultural attraction oozing popularity. The venue might be new to Manchester…

Review: Hot Brown Honey | Home Manchester

Hot Brown Honey is like no show you will have ever seen before. Think clubbing mixed with cabaret. HOME is the newest addition to Manchester’s cultural scene and the perfect place for this contemporary show that shatters cliché with Sasha Fierce-ness. (That’s a Beyoncé reference…) As soon as we walked…

Oberon Books Stars Scheme

Have you ever considered reading a play? I’m a huge book worm but shamefully I haven’t read a script since University, so I jumped at the chance to join Oberon Books new influencer scheme. Oberon Books Star Scheme Oberon books is a must for any culture vulture. They are an…

Letters to Myself | Leeds

LETTERS TO MYSELF IS A PLAY WRITTEN BY EVERY DAY PEOPLE. When did you last sit down to hand write a letter? Sadly, the last time I did was probably on holiday in 2006. And that was only to write my friend a post card. Yet there’s something so beautiful and…

Safe House | Slung Low Leeds

I went along to The Hub in Leeds to see Safe House, written and performed by Daniel Bye. It was a work in progress preview that tackled the political issue of borders and hostile nature of them. With politics taking an unexpected turn, from Trump’s Wall to the Great Wall…

The Witches by Roald Dahl | A grown up at a children’s play

A very first Last week I had the pleasure of watching West Yorkshire Playhouse’s production of The Witches. I remember reading my first Roald Dahl book, ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’ as a child. I knew then I would read all of them. His writing was like a breath of fresh air. What…