Words by Samantha Boal and Christy Laverty ‘Tickets to this performance were provided free of charge as part of University of Sunderland partnership with Metro Radio’ With her songs being hit after hit, the future support act for the Spice Girls reunion tour, Jess Glynne, is adding to the girl power movement. The performer blew […]
How To Get Away With Murder has two personalities. Firstly, its murder-frenzy side. These episodes are fast-paced, shocking and extremely engaging. They make it difficult to look away from the screen and make waiting for the next episode excruciatingly hard. The other, is more in-depth and thought-provoking – like a wiser older sister. They look […]
Most famous for his ‘little waster’ character, Bobby Thompson became a folk hero across the North East. With his ragged jumper and cigarette stub fixed firmly in the corner of his mouth, Bobby would entertain crowds up and down the region until his death in 1988. Showing at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle during the […]
Swedish singer Zara Larsson kicked off her first UK tour this month, and brought it to Newcastle on Thursday October 19, performing to a sold out crowd at the O2 Academy. The night was kicked off by 18-year-old support act Taya, who sang her own original songs as well as covering hits of other artists […]
‘Youth’ is a poppy journey through Tinie Tempah’s mind that leaves much to be desired. After bursting onto the scene in 2010 with his album ‘Disc-Overy’, Tinie Tempah has failed to reach the heights of success that his debut record did. His follow up, ‘Demonstration’, was too Americanised and didn’t feel real, but his last […]
It’s a tale that’s old as time but Disney’s retelling of the classic fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast is nothing if not modern, fresh and above all enchanting.
It was bittersweet and strange watching a film that I held so dear as a child be remodelled and reworked into this live action version, however director Bill Condon did not disappoint me. Having directed the final two Twilight films, Condon was used to living up to high expectations of die-hard fans. Armed with three […]
How do you follow up an unconventional film, that became a worldwide smash hit? If you are Warner Bros, you make a spin-off focusing purely on one of the characters from the original. Also, it helps when that character is The Dark Knight himself, Batman, who is arguably the most famous comic book character ever. […]
The West End of the North East brings this age old magical tale with a contemporary twist! The Brothers Grimm meet their match with Martin Dodd’s colourful, farcical production of the classic fairytale at the opening night of the pantomime. The dazzling, battling duo – Faye Tozer, the Good Fairy and Vicky Entwistle who plays […]
Marvel’s Luke Cage is a Netflix original series that follows the story of, you guessed it, Luke Cage (comic book fans may know him as Power Man), played by Mike Colter.
The series takes place in Harlem, New York, where a troubled Luke Cage is starting his life over. The peace ends when local happenings draw him out from the crowd, making him feel like he has to take things into his own hands and restore peace to Harlem. The creator of the series, Cheo Hodari Coker, has […]