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Behind the Scenes with the Raise Your Voice Theater Collective

Perhaps you were lucky enough to catch RENT! in Hilary 2019, the very first musical by the St Catz theatre society. Well, the cast is back, this time through the new endeavour Raise Your Voice Theater Collective, a virtual musical theater fundraiser in support of Color of Change and UK Black Pride.  I talk to Read More…

Books Culture

Girl, Woman, Other: the multifaceted reality of Black British womanhood

Bernadine Evaristo opens her eighth novel with a dedication that reads: “For the sisters & the sistas & the sistahs & the sistren & the women & the womxn & the wimmin & the womyn & our brethren & our bredrin & our brothers & our bruvs & our men & our mandem & the Read More…

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Normal People: Simply A Classic

Me, an interviewer: “So, Mr William Self, esteemed author and journalist, what did you think of Normal People?” Mr Self, esteemed author and journalist: “I read a few pages of  Sally Rooney’s book. It may say things that millennials want to hear reflected back at them, but it’s very simple stuff with no literary ambition Read More…