Culture Declares Emergency – Letters To The Earth

Inspired by the work of Extinction Rebellion and the global School Strike For Climate, a new initiative – presented by The Royal Court Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, National Theatre Wales and a host of others, invites the British public – young and old – to write ‘Letters to the Earth’ as a response to the climate […]

Theatre Review: Admissions

This critically acclaimed play talks about values and ideals and how we seem to have trouble following them when they threaten our personal ideas and wishes – another cracking review from Sabine “Bee” Koch… When her son Charlie (Ben Edelman, the revelation of this theatre evening) does not get into the desired University, but his […]

An Accidental Studio – the History of HandMade Films

With such film greats as Life of Brian, The Long Good Friday, Withnail & I, a new feature-length documentary examines the history of HandMade Films through the eyes of the filmmakers and actors as well as the man who started it all, former Beatle and music legend George Harrison. The feature-length documentary will air on 4 May […]

Theatre Review: Arthur Miller’s The Price

You really can’t go wrong with an Arthur Miller play, reports Sabine “Bee” Koch. Even more so, when it’s such a class act as The Price at the Wyndham’s Theatre. The story charts the dissolving of a family home by the surviving sons and the lifelong animosities that surface. The beautiful set design with towering […]

Theatre Review: Pinter’s Betrayal

The conclusion of the Pinter at the Pinter series tackles his most famous play about three people, an affair and the lies and betrayals that go with it – review by Sabine “Bee” Koch “With poetic precision, rich humour and an extraordinary emotional force, Betrayal charts a compelling seven-year romance, thrillingly captured in reverse chronological order.” Jamie […]

Emerald 50Fund launched to support LGBT+ activism in Southern Africa

March 2019 sees the ground-breaking insurance provider Emerald Life launch the Emerald 50Fund: a new initiative established with the award-winning charity GiveOut to support grassroots LGBT+ activism across Southern Africa. Emerald Life is the world’s first insurance provider to offer truly inclusive policies and customer journeys for the LGBT+ community and women, helping to end […]

Movie Review: Berlinale 2019 Top 3 Picks – Bee’s Bunch of the Best

This year’s Berlinale marked the swan song for Dieter Kosslick, the outspoken and celebrity-friendly festival director. After 18 years he is giving up his reigns and although he has been criticised by some over the last years, his contribution in making the Berlinale one of the top 5 film festivals of the world and the […]

Flabbergast Theatre Present The Swell Mob

Flabbergast Theatre are bringing their award-winning 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe hit to London for a three-month run at the COLAB Factory, London Bridge. It’s billed as an explosive immersive theatrical experience – as dark as it is fun. You are invited to dress up and submerge yourself in the delights of a Victorian saloon,  swigging a […]

Simplifying Shaving – Welcome to 3R Grooming: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle with men-ü

Ultra concentration, better performance and up to 90% less packaging? Yes, why not…   Educating Tubes (aka Peter Dale) of Sky Sports “Soccer AM” admitted to not knowing much about grooming and the more he got to know, the more he realised the humour in not knowing.  Grooming brand men-ü have exclusively collaborated with Tubes of […]

Above The Stag Theatre presents [title of show]

Have to say I love everything Above the Stag presents. Having enjoyed the theatre in all its three iterations – literally ‘above’ The Stag in Victoria with sticky pub carpets and flashing one arm bandits (no, not the punters); in Vauxhall, slightly off the beaten drag track and now centre stage on Albert Embankment. It’s […]