Day: February 14, 2018

Musical adaption of Carmen comes to Union Theatre

A musical adaption of George Bizet's Carmen has started a run at Union Theatre. The production will showcase Bizet’s unforgettable tunes re-conceived as musical theatre, stirringly bringing to life the story of a dangerous, seductive Spanish heroine recklessly playing with her fate and that of her lovers at a time of ...

How does the poker economy work?

How does the poker economy work?

When you play a few hands with the boys over beers on a Saturday night, you may have entertained the thought that professional poker could be for you – especially when you feel that rush of a winning a streak! But while poker can take only minutes to learn, mastering ...

steaming kettle Photo: Lemmelkaffe

The Coffee Lemmings of Swedish Lapland

“We are the puppets of the lemmings,” Markus Lemke tells me, straight-faced. I nod and sip my cup of coffee. I’ve been with Markus and his sister Melinda for an hour and am beginning to settle into their alternative universe. Along with business partner Rolf Nylinder they are the people ...

Film Review: The Shape Of Water

Film Review: The Shape Of Water

In eyes of Guillermo del Toro, ‘monster’ is a relative term. So when Richard Jenkins’ Giles, our nominal narrator, tells us that The Shape of Water is a story “of love & loss, and the monster who tried to destroy it all,” it would be unwise to assume that the ...

Home Secretary Amber Rudd Prime Minister Theresa May

Cut immigration & border forces won’t be able to do their job properly- shock new report exposes Theresa May’s Brexit chaos

Tory cuts to immigration staff mean they can’t cope with existing workload, let alone prepare for Brexit. Government refuses to show clarity over post Brexit immigration. 3 million EU born citizens still face unnecessary uncertainty. British businesses with EU employees unable to prepare. Austerity-hit immigration department regularly makes mistakes. EU ...