Theatre Review: Two // Pyramid Theatre

Published 9th March 2020 by The Indiependent As a northern theatre student that finds themself surrounded by southern artists the majority of the time, I cannot tell you how incredibly refreshing it was to watch Two by Jim Cartwright, and directed by Tom Gibson, last week. Focusing on working-class life in a northern pub in the 1980s, Cartwright’s pub is a space filled with failed … Continue reading Theatre Review: Two // Pyramid Theatre

Theatre Review: Posh // stage@leeds

Published 2nd March 2020 by The Indiependent Intense, hard-hitting, and anger-inducing, Theatre Group‘s production of Posh, by Laura Wade, succeeded in creating a satirical commentary on the immense privilege that comes with being white, male and upper-class. As the company’s director, George Marlin, stated in his director’s note: “Posh is as relevant and topical in a post-Brexit Britain as it was ten years ago.” Not … Continue reading Theatre Review: Posh // stage@leeds

A Film For Every Day of Women’s History Month

Published 1st March 2020 by Screen Queens Representation of women within the arts, and especially in film, is regularly used as the way that society ‘measures’ the progress of feminism; we only have to look back at the 2020 awards season to see an example of this. In this analysis, I think that it is crucial that we utilise Women’s History Month to celebrate the … Continue reading A Film For Every Day of Women’s History Month

Theatre News: Lucy Moss Makes Broadway History As Youngest Female Musical Director

Published 31st January 2020 by The Indiependent The co-director and co-writer of Six The Musical, Lucy Moss, is officially the youngest female director working on a Broadway musical, according to the show’s production team. On Monday, Lucy Moss took the record from the hands of director Liz Swados, who has held the title since 1978. Swados was just 27 when she directed … Read the … Continue reading Theatre News: Lucy Moss Makes Broadway History As Youngest Female Musical Director

Theatre News: Lin-Manuel Miranda Spills Hamilton Film Details

Published 30th January 2020 by The Indiependent Lin-Manuel Miranda has provided Variety magazine with an update on the status of the Hamilton film, in a recent interview. With previous reports stating that Miranda’s pitch had caused a bidding war between a number of studios, including Netflix, he has now revealed that the film will be coming “sooner rather than later” … Read the rest of … Continue reading Theatre News: Lin-Manuel Miranda Spills Hamilton Film Details

Check out Warehouse’s £250,000 makeover and live music plan in celebration of their 40th anniversary

Published January 2020 by The Tab Warehouse has recently revelled in a £250,000 makeover as it celebrates its 40th anniversary of live music and club nights. Based on Somers Street, the investment has gone into the production element of their events, as well as three rooms with a capacity of 600 for gigs, and 1100 for DJ events, ensuring that it is going to be … Continue reading Check out Warehouse’s £250,000 makeover and live music plan in celebration of their 40th anniversary

Theatre Review: Before It Rains // stage@leeds

Published 14th November 2019 by The Indiependent Katherine Chandler’s Before It Rains, performed by Open Theatre in stage@leeds, was a divine concoction of brave and beautiful storytelling, and contemporary life’s raw happenings. Punctuated with humour and the tense extremities of humankind, this production is, quite simply, the best show that I have seen a society put on stage during my time at university … Read … Continue reading Theatre Review: Before It Rains // stage@leeds

Don’t freak out but Blue Rinse is opening a new five storey shop in Leeds

Published November 2019 by The Tab Prepare yourselves: Blue Rinse has confirmed that it is opening a brand new five storey home in the centre of Leeds. There are probably flocks of students queuing outside of the Crown Fisheries building already; elbows ready to jab anybody that gets in their way of buying that perfect pre-loved denim jacket. The new shop is expected to be … Continue reading Don’t freak out but Blue Rinse is opening a new five storey shop in Leeds

Film Review: The Goldfinch

Published 11th October 2019 by The Gryphon Despite being firmly and repeatedly told that I should not go and watch the film adaptation of The Goldfinch (directed by John Crowley), my total and utter appreciation for the book, and my undying love for its author, Donna Tartt, overrode the tidal wave of negative reviews given to the film over the past couple of weeks. Before … Continue reading Film Review: The Goldfinch

We asked bouncers at Fruity about the best stuff they’ve seen on a Friday night shift

Published October 2019 by The Tab Fruity in Leeds is the one night of the week it’s universally agreed that anything can happen. Getting rid would be like throwing away a piece of our heart. Where else could we wear whatever the hell we wanted, completely disgrace ourselves, and STILL not get chucked out? In the spirit of the new academic year … Read the … Continue reading We asked bouncers at Fruity about the best stuff they’ve seen on a Friday night shift