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BAFTAs 2019: diverse set of winners led by The Favourite...

Issued:11/02/19

This article was first published in The Conversation.It was largely as expected. The 2019 BAFTA film and television awards ceremony was dominated...



Citizen Trump: the president shuns the arts – but...

Issued:25/01/19

This article was first published in The Conversation.The White House of Donald J Trump is a curiously inert place. For most other presidents, active...



Tintin: as the eternal youth turns 90, he’s still...

Issued:10/01/19

This article was first published in The Conversation.For such a perennially young man, always in a hurry to right the world’s wrongs, it may...



Netflix strikes another blow against the film industry...

Issued:19/12/18

This article was first published in The Conversation.Huge technological advances in the production and consumption of feature films have led, yet again,...



Nic Roeg and Bernardo Bertolucci: giants of 70s cinema...

Issued:28/11/18

This article was first published in The Conversation.Deaths in close proximity have a tendency to invite comparisons. We may look for connections between...



DocFest film review – Icarus by Brian Fogle

Issued:12/06/17

By Dr Tom BassindaleBrian Fogle finished the Haute Tour, a tough amateur cycle race, just outside the top ten. This should be seen as a fantastic achievement,...



Enmeshing universities in the city's culture drives...

Issued:12/05/17

The weekend before Easter saw glorious weather.  Spring, with its vibrant yellows and greens, burst into life across the parks and gardens of...



Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow.

Issued:04/04/17

I first came across the artist Bryan McCormack in 2009 whilst working as the Literary Director of the Orange Tree Theatre in London. He sent me a play...



Liz Bridgen: The Lady Vanishes - the missing women...

Issued:28/04/16

On Friday 29 April, Liz Bridgen, senior lecturer in public relations, is speaking at the annual PR The Future: We Are The Future conference....



Lisa Hopkins: Did Shakespeare pen the Morse code?

Issued:04/04/16

In Ngaio Marsh’s  Death in a White Tie, the hero Alleyn tells his friend Lord Robert Gospel to observe a suspect 'with the very comment...