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October 02, 2017

Thebes Land: A dark and moving story of patricide

Canadian writer T (Trevor White) is morbidly fascinated by a notorious UK patricide case in which young Martin Santos (Alex Austin) stabbed his father multiple times and waited hours to notify the...

Never trust a B*stard!

Chris Gaynor Theatre Review - The New Statesman - Richmond Theatre 'It's all good stuff when you're with Alan B*stard.' Fans of the hilarious satirist, Rik Mayall were unable to see the comedian in action due to illness in his skillful poli ...

King of the Random Medley

James CombesSunday evenings are synonymous with boredom. After the excitement of the weekend there's little left except shoes to clean and the slow, painful ache that comes from knowing that you have to go to work tomorrow.Now there's a better way ...

Busta's Back With A Bang

Scott Hammond There are very few albums that can be classed as classics. The Fugees The Score is one of them. Illmatic by Nas is also regarded by many as an instant classic. But the seventh cut from Busta Rhymes has to rank among one of the best albums of ...

Culture Meets Cause in Nigeria

 At a tender age, Lamide Akinsanya  (pictured left) sprinkled red rose petals on the floor of London’s lavish Café Royale.  They symbolised the innocents whose lives had been cruelly taken by the killer virus, AIDS.  This ...

Super Scoop Morgan

 Christine Hosein Scandal and wanton over the top excess, are just  some of the words to describe  the roller coaster rise to fame of a colourful ex-Mirror editor. Piers Morgan's autobiography, The Insider, records  his career from juni ...

African Women and Wildlife

Lamide Akinsanya “The women said I could.” That was the claim of the London, UK,  Hoopers photographic gallery owner. Roger Hooper’s voyeuristic exhibits show that he takes pleasure in photographing naked African women in Namibia and ...

Pete's A Shambles

Danielle Goldstein Chatter fills the air at the top north London music venue Koko. Mediocre support acts Vanlustbader and The Holloways perform before infamous pop group Babyshambles hit the stage. Fronted by Pete Doherty, self confessed heroin addict and ...

A Blonde James Bond?

Deborah HobsonHe is the iconic British spy role in Tinsel Town but a resounding sixty five per cent of The-Latest.Com voters do not believe James Bond should be blonde. But almost a third of people in our poll did not care a hoot about the colour of his ...

Mental health and homelessness tackled by fearless film

 Just been grabbed by the throat and jolted out of my complacency about mental health and other taboo subjects like homelessness.The Insatiable Moon is a New Zealand feature film directed by Rosemary Riddell and starring Maori actor Rawiri Paratene, w ...

Magical dance in the making

Very rarely does one get invited to a ‘sharing’, a work that in its description is simply that. Something that is not finished as such, but yet, may never reach that stage. So unique and extremely delicate, because of the nature of creatives and their prec ...

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