Candide: Three Reasons

Candide: Three Reasons

Leonard Bernstein’s Candide directed by James Bonas is the most interesting and exceptionally delivered performance I have ever seen. It boasts an award-winning team, who won the National French Critics’ award in 2022 for their production of The Snow Queen,...
Flat & The Curves: 3 Reasons

Flat & The Curves: 3 Reasons

*Image courtesy of Karla Gowlett On a Saturday night, after a long week, two sisters found themselves walking through the wonders of a Cabaret. Blue drinks were flowing, sparkly sequins were ready to go, and as the lights turned off, we all waited in awe for the act...
Roxy Lanes: 3 Reasons

Roxy Lanes: 3 Reasons

The new Roxy Lanes has finally landed in Cardiff. We were invited to the opening night on Thursday and had the chance to have a sneak peek at Cardiff’s newest addition. More than a bowling alley, Roxy Lanes offers a bit of everything from American pool to...
3 Reasons: Pride & Prejudice, sort of!

3 Reasons: Pride & Prejudice, sort of!

To me, there is no such thing as too much Austen: I would read, watch, eat or inhale any shape, form or rendition, you pick. Yet, in the past years, it has been difficult to find an Austen-inspired production that was engaging, let alone, refreshing. That’s the...
3 Reasons Why: The Magic Flute

3 Reasons Why: The Magic Flute

There is something unsettling about Mozart. A friend of mine says that he can write about the most horrendous things in the world by using the sweetest, most upbeat music. This is the absolute truth when it comes to the Don Giovanni, and it is, also, kind of accurate...
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Three reasons why we still need International Women’s Day and why being a feminist has nothing to do with who gets to pay dinner. Home: Jane Austen, novelist, feminist and true icon was only commemorated with a £10 note in 2017: 200 years after her death. Films,...