Somalia Seaton, a British-Jamaican and Nigerian playwright and screenwriter; raised in Southeast London, wrote the wonderful play Red (Platform). Seaton was inspired to write this play to illustrate her shock at the statistic that over 70 children go missing every single day in the UK. Continue reading
This was my first viewing at the Talking Horse Theatre. Upon entering the lobby you are met with theatrical glee as the host greets you and checks for your name on a list of pre-purchased tickets, or –should you not have purchased in advance—you may be met with a cheery apology and informed that they are sold out. That had been my mistake the previous night. After having witnessed their production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street there was no question as to why it had sold out their second night of performing.
Following the release of their fourth studio album, Iridescence, the boyband Brockhampton kicked off their I’ll Be There tour. The songs on the album are a collection of lows and highs, touching on subjects such as sexuality and the dark side of fame. Compared to the Saturation album series, this album is more emotional and hard-hitting. Continue reading