Over 30 years after its release, Bill Forsyth’s Local Hero still impresses with its subtle humour, stunning cinematography and innovative score
Peter Bennet’s latest collection, Mischief, takes readers from rural Northumberland to the aisles of Tesco, blending classical references with contemporary wit along the way
In Why We Sleep, neuroscientist Matthew Walker explains the complexities of our sleeping brains and why we desparately need more of this undervalued physical process
Orchestra North East and violinist Anna-Liisa Bezrodny impress in an all-Russian concert of Tchaikovsky, Glinka and Borodin
Emma Watson’s reading group Our Shared Shelf is the most popular group on Goodreads.com. With the growth of such groups both on and offline, is the way we do feminism set to change?
Kenneth Branagh’s All Is True is a heart-warming speculation on the last years of Shakespeare’s life – even if its plot is sometimes confused and dull
it comes as a relief. the long trudge, feet sliding in sand, ropes chafing necks. then more ropes, tied wrists, ankles, looped round wood, my new spine.
The most tangible and effective change we can make to our personal environmental impact is to address our production of and attitude towards waste
Dan Gilroy’s Velvet Buzzsaw may be a horror film with all the tropes, but it has something powerful to say about the meaning of art
As was with Monday mornings, Edgware Road underground station was teeming with goers to and goers fro. Women ran in high heels.