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The Commitments

The Commitments Review To celebrate the 1st anniversary of the show’s opening in London, I was invited down to see the musical of The Commitments earlier this month.  The show has been a huge hit since it opened last October, garnering praise from the critics for the high energy, witty…

Meeting Terri Walker

Vocalist and Songwriter Terri Walker Today I met one of my favourite British female vocalist and songwriter , Terri Walker. Walker is an English R&B and soul singer-songwriter. She has released three albums in the UK, Untitled, L.O.V.E, and I Am. She also provided the majority of the vocals for…

Chicks NetFlix Picks- “Mother, please…..!

A Netflix Chicks Review of Bates Motel By Chantelle Dusette It was, with slight trepidation, as an Alfred Hitchcock fan, that I sat down to watch series one of ‘Bates Motel’ after having been notified by Netflix via email that it was available. The story follows that of Hitchcock’s famed…

Chicks at the Theatre – Warde Street

By Karen Bryson The Park Theatre welcomes the revival of Warde Street after a successful run at The Tristan Bates Theatre last year. This felt like the perfect place to tell this story as it sits less than 200 metres away from Finsbury Park Tube Station which serves the Piccadilly…

Meet The Ruby Dolls!

The Ruby Dolls The Ruby Dolls: theatre-makers, singers, cabaret-lovers and storytellers. ‘Our work is strongly influenced by cabaret. Both the intimacy of it: we play fast and loose with the idea of the “fourth wall” so that we can contact an audience more directly to share our stories, and the variety of…

Must See Movies This Fall

Must See Movies This Fall

By Lisa Douglas September 2014 Must See Movies There is a pile of ‘Must Read Novels’ sat on my bedside table that I keep meaning to tackle. Yet despite my best intentions, never quite seem to get there.  Each week they stare at me and promise myself that ‘this week…

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Le Weekend?

Le Weekend: Review One for the Weekend? I highly recommend ‘Le Weekend’ directed by Roger Michell (Notting Hill, Venus) to name but a few. Penned by Hanif Kureshi (My Beautiful Launderette). Starring Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan. This Romantic comedy centers around a couples return to Paris to celebrate their…

Nymphomaniac vol 1 & 2 Review

Nymphomaniac vol 1 & 2: Review High sex drive or Hypersexuality?   Nymphomanic Vol 1& 2 a two part film written and directed by Lars Von Trier who also wrote (Dancer in the Dark and Breaking the Waves) and many others. This controversial film attracted an impressive cast, led by…