Author: molly-taube

US AGAINST WHATEVER | Review

Last month I went to see ‘Us Against Whatever’ a Karaoke Cabaret. Only knowing that the topic was on Brexit, I entered the theatre unsure of what to expect. Greeted with a wall of shimmering tinsel and the words ‘This will never not have happened’ as part of the backdrop; the stage held a band set, a table and secondary stage. Half full beer glasses sat on the table, as if I had walked into something already in motion, something already unfolding.  Actors casually assembled in a range of costumes, with clown-like face paint and bright red lips. The...

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(S)expertise and crumpets, Sex Education is changing the game

Creator: Laurie Nunn; starring: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa Hilarious, painfully awkward and progressive, Sex Education does not shy away from its premise in the title. It’s a take on sex, relationships and everything in between unlike any other. Aesthetically pleasing and full of stereotypes that are spun on their head, Sex Education takes you on an uncomfortable-in-the-funniest way coming of age adventure. Notable for its 80’s dress code and not-quite British setting with unplaceable vibrant rolling hills and a school styled after something seen in an American rom-com. The story follows 16-year-old and sexually repressed...

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