Day: September 20, 2018

First “waste bread” to go on sale in London

GAIL’s has announced the UK’s first loaf made with leftover bread, available from this October. The Waste Bread is a sourdough made by turning surplus bread into a porridge, which is then added into the dough. The bread’s tacky, textured crumb sits beneath a thick crust; but because every day’s ...

Theatre Review: The Prisoner

The Prisoner’s precise. It’s as perfectly formed as a ripple caused by a stone dropping cleanly into a lake. It’s a play about what punishment should be. It asks who has the right to mete it out, what form it should take and tells us to be wary of impure ...

Film Review: A Simple Favor

In A Simple Favor, director Paul Feig offers a riotously funny, stylish and beautifully well observed Gone Girl-esque mystery thriller which somehow manages to be funnier and far more engaging than it has any right to be. Adapted by Jessica Sharzer form Darcey Bell's 2017 novel of the same name, the film mixes brilliantly acerbic one-liners ...