Arts and Entertainment

Total 31 Posts

Top Secret Letter from the Editor! The Crown Turns John Major into a Sex Symbol, Support The Luminaries, Stargazing and How to Keep Warm in Wondrous Wool This Winter

Top Secret! Journalist Alison Jane Reid declares grey is sexy thanks to Jonny Lee Miller as John Major in The Crown... plus real-life royal reporting, the wonders of wool, mars is about to disappear and Blenheim Palace is an out-of-this-world regal wonderland at Christmas!

A Glam Postcard from The Inspector Morse Bar & The Alluring Preraphaelites Exhibition Amid Oxford's Dreaming Spires!

A slow travel postcard from Oxford - iconic journalist Alison Jane Reid reviews The Ashmolean's playful, luminous Preraphaelite exhibition and wanders the city of dreamy spires in search of slow food, fashion, and inspiration.

The Magic Review: Borgen, Queen Elizabeth through the Music She Loved and Funny Pages

Arts Journalist Alison Jane Reid reviews Borgen Power and Glory - the political drama to watch in these darkening political and social times. Plus The Queen's Life in Music, Funny Pages and how to eat an apple a day.

What's Hot in June - Elvis Rocks Cadogan Hall, Savour Food Festival, Functional CBD Drinks with Benefits, Crochet Mania and Hauts de France by Slow Train!

What's Hot in June? Slow arts journalist goes wild for the music of Elvis with the Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra, zingy, food as medicine Medahuman CBD drinks, festival chic and Crochet mania and taking the slow train to Haute de France

Mr Darcy, Bridgerton, Sanditon and the Power, Mayhem and Mythology of The Romantic Hero and a Wet White Regency Shirt!

Mr Darcy is back! Twenty Seven years after Colin Firth emerged from his lake at Pemberley, in that celebrated wet, white Regency shirt writes arts and culture journalist Alison Jane as she explores the reinvention of Darcy in Bridgerton and Sanditon.

Murina - The Dazzling Coming of Age Seaside Film Noir Starring Gracija Filipovic

Murina, the Camera d'Or film debut by director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic is a shimmering, unsettling film debut that explores coming of age and male violence in Splash's dark sister writes arts journalist Alison Jane Reid.

The Sanditon 2 Review

Sanditon is Back! Arts Journalist Alison Jane Reid writes about the arrival of Ben Lloyd-Hughes in Sanditon 2 as a deeply emotional Mr Darcy archetype who is better suited to Jane Austen's legacy and ideal of the flawed romantic hero.
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