WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 2 – Scars Upon My Heart

Women’s voices from WWI are often either overlooked or stereotyped – the ever cheerful VADs and Nurses at the front, the stoic, patriotic wives and mothers waiting patiently at home – or were dismissed at the time by those who fought as sentimental and lacking in understanding (Mr Sassoon, I’m looking at you here, with … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 2 – Scars Upon My Heart

Film Review: Pride

This film is set during the UK Miners strike of 1984 and based on the true story of what happened when a Lesbian and Gay group decided to support a mining community in South Wales. I went to a preview screening last night and boy, am I glad I did. It’s everything you could want … Continue reading Film Review: Pride

Theatre Review: Richard III

  Directed by Jamie Lloyd at Trafalgar Studios (part of the Trafalgar Transformed series).I have always had issues with this play, nearly all of them down to me being very aware of just how much is Shakespearian propaganda aimed at making Elizabeth I a happy patron and turning Richard into a child killing bogeyman whose defeat … Continue reading Theatre Review: Richard III