What the book?! | Fahrenheit 451: A world without books?

By Remi Trovo “If you can’t solve a problem, burn it” – Captain Beatty Imagine a world where the fire brigade start fires rather than put them out. Imagine a world where all four walls of living rooms in every house are replaced by giant TV screens, bombarding people with a constant stream of television…

Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney is just like watching TV

We have all been there with literature. The pressure of reading the classics gets too much or you traipse through another boring chapter of a non fiction book just because you think it will make you better in yourself. Get yourself out of this reading rut by reading Sally Rooney’s first novel, In Conversations With…

That Face: A tale of manipulation, loss and Jocasta

A young girl is strapped to a chair; body limp, breathing shallow. Her face is covered with just a small slit allowing her access to breathe. This is Alice, the girl who begins this unearthly story. *trigger warning, this play mentions racial slurs and manipulative behaviour* That Face, by Polly Stenham, debuted on the 20…

Harry Potter and the art of separating the art from the artist

By Nicole Leslie Charria Johnny Depp, Michael Jackson and JK Rowling. All creators of beautiful art. But what do you do when the art you love and grew up with is made by a fantastic beast? Is it possible to put aside moral aversion to enjoy art again? Lockdown has provided the opportunity for many…