Day: February 23, 2017

Theatre Review: New Nigerians, Arcola Theatre

Theatre Review: New Nigerians, Arcola Theatre

Greatness Ogholi’s voice rings out, as deep and clear as a Brita filtered volcanic river. It is a voice at once melodious and dramatic, serious, yet light with rogueish charm. I’m already game to join his political party, and all he’s done is the opening monologue. This is New Nigerians, ...

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The Best Restaurants for Pancake Day in London

Shrove Tuesday (or Pancake Day) has become an extraordinarily big deal in recent years. So it’s hardly surprising that so many restaurants are getting involved, creating appropriate specials to add to their menus for the evening. Other restaurants, however, have been serving incredibly good crêpes for years and have, coincidentally, ...

Who would win in a second referendum?

Who would win in a second referendum?

Trust UKIP to get us out of the EU, Labour wants to keep you in, a poster reads on the streets of Stoke on Trent in preparation for today's crucial by-election. Despite UKIP been entangled in a Paul Nuttall fiasco and Labour imposing a  three-line whip on their MPs to ...

Southern Fury: Film Review

Southern Fury: Film Review

By Stephen Mayne @finalreel It’s easy to get carried away thinking of films as art, but sometimes it’s just a job. Southern Fury highlights this point, rounding up Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and Adrien Grenier, all of whom can surely only be in this dire thriller for the paycheck. Lacking ...

A Bob’s Burgers Album is Coming

A Bob’s Burgers Album is Coming

On May 12th, Sub Pop will release The Bob’s Burgers Music Album: an expansive collection of 107 songs from the first 107 episodes of 20th Century Fox Television’s Emmy-award winning hit comedy.  The album features music performed by the main cast members – Bob (H. Jon Benjamin) and Linda (John ...

Charity fundraising in 2017, whatever next?

Charity fundraising in 2017, whatever next?

By John Baguley, the Chair of the International Fundraising Consultancy With fundraisers following bankers onto the naughty step, uncertainty over the effect of Brexit on accessing funds from Europe, and a new draconian fundraising regulatory regime set up to curb aggressive fundraising techniques, 2016 will definitely go down as annus ...

Playlist: Best of FEBRUARY 2017

Playlist: Best of FEBRUARY 2017

It looks like January was no fluke. Aside from a shaky Grammys (Lemonade snubs but congrats Chance!) February has been seriously solid for good music. First up we have our cover star, Sampha, who put out his debut LP this month. If you're looking for smoothed-out RnB with an electronic sheen, Process is ...