Emma Finamore

Emma Finamore

The London Economic

Juliette Burton: changing the world one joke at a time

From bulimia to trolling, being labelled a “feminazi” to being sectioned, with comedian Juliette Burton, nothing is off the table. Seriously, nothing. As her show, Look At Me, hits London, she told us about the process of creating it, about breaking down barriers with comedy, and about that Protein World...

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Secret Cinema presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

“Stay low, keep your face hidden, and remember: you are Rebel X,” our masked military leader barks at us, as we dash full pelt through the winding tunnels of a mysterious army base. Not your usual Thursday afternoon in central London. This is not a covert military mission, but Secret...

Creating space with Etch: Peckham’s open theatre project

Theatre can sometimes seem like a closed shop, one of stuffy, expensive theatres, or intimidating, pretentious improv nights in achingly cool bars. Then there’s Etch. The Peckham theatre project is about to turn just one year old, but with award nominations and international festivals already under its belt, the young...

How to increase diversity in the creative industries

Despite London being a rich, diverse tapestry of people, classes and cultures, it’s sadly a well-known fact that the city’s creative industry – as is the case across the UK – is not a reflection of this. Access to accommodation (not to mention food transport and, apparently, a well-heeled social...

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Bluebird, Tabard Theatre: Review

By Jack Peat, TLE Editor  There is a certain intimacy in the back of a taxi that you seldom experience elsewhere. The compulsory chit chat - "you been busy", "what time you on 'til?" et al – and the immediate trustworthiness of a cabbie brings solace amid the hectic buzz...

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The Death of a Salesman: Review

By Jack Peat, TLE Editor  The possibilities that encapsulate the American Dream are oft dramatized but rarely grow old. It is an ideal that has arguably grown more relevant over time. The principles of the free market – boundless prosperity, success and the upward social mobility for the family and...

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