Highlights

Was Boris A Good Mayor of London?
Posted in: Highlights, Videos

Britain is in the market for a new Prime Minister. Though it is Conservative Party members who will be making the decision, who they choose will have implications for all of us. With Boris Johnson the clear front runner, it’s worth asking what might a Boris led county look like? Luckily, we have a case study right […]

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Features

View of St Paul's Bankside
Bankside And South Bank, Tips For Summer Along The River
Posted in: Events & Festivals, Features, Galleries & Museums, Movies & TV Shows, Places, Shows & Exhibitions

Bankside and South Bank can both lay claim to being the cultural heart of the Thames. Expect tourists and UK-based visitors to flock there this summer to savour some of the galleries, restaurants, theatre, cinema and riverside sights on offer. Luckily, only a flight of steps separates one from the other so you can quite […]

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Reviews

Music

  • Where Did They Go After BritPopped?
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Features

    BRITPOPPERS Sleeper are back again, reforming for performances at the Latitude Festival July 12-15. Did you know lead singer Louise Wener left the band to become a novelist? Besides reforming,  it’s interesting to discover what these bands have been up to since their 1990s heydays. It was all so very rock n’ roll when the […]

  • The Force of Destiny by Verdi (Opera)
    Posted in: Drama & Theatre, Reviews

    Many of Giuseppe Verdi’s operas explore relationships between fathers and daughters. His The Force of Destiny, currently performed by the English National Opera at the London Coliseum, explores the collapse and end of a relationship between a father and his daughter. The controversial director Calixto Bieito has produced a thrilling staging that is well worth […]