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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – The Bridge Theatre

Admittedly, I am a novice when it comes to Shakespeare but even my untrained eye could comprehend some of the palpable brilliance of Nicholas Hytner’s latest production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. For three hours, I remained engrossed in what was a

Metallica: from metal royalty to rehab

2019 has been a monumental year for metal titans Metallica. Their WorldWired tour promoting the 2016 Album ‘Hardwired… To Self-Destruct’ continued through a sizzling run of Europe’s biggest stadiums, attracting audiences of over 80,000 per show. WorldWired has just become the ninth highest grossing tour

Mental health services: behind the stigma

  Within the last three years, the stigma behind mental health has all but disappeared. More and more, employers and schools are reaching out and encouraging their occupants to seek out support and show their true emotions whenever possible. The understanding of mental health is

Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp

Marvel’s take on ‘One man and his Ant’ spliced with ‘Mission Impossible’ is a refreshing pause from the all super team-ups we have been demanded to see by pop culture law.

Review: Deadpool 2

Can Deadpool 2 buck the trend of self-important and formulaic superhero movies? Film correspondent William Palmer went to find out.

Review: Solo – A Star Wars Story

Prior to Solo’s release, clouds of doubt have been cast surrounding its controversial premise and further production difficulties. David Evans explores to the extent to which these concerns were founded in reality or were just the fear-mongering of a perhaps over-zealous fan base.

Review: Private Peaceful

With the centenary of WWI in its final year, there is no better time for a theatre adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s War classic ‘Private Peaceful’. Can the production live up to the highest expectations?