Martin Figura’s latest show finds him pondering what can be retrieved from life’s catastrophes, large and small. He is bringing it back to Norfolk on a double-bill with his earlier show about his childhood.
Lady Bird isn’t strictly autobiographical, but indie actress-turned wtriter/director Greta Gerwig draws on fond memories of her Californian hometown for a beautifully observed valentine to mother-daughter relationships and youthful exuberance.
With Lord Soley’s Home Education Bill in the Lords it seems there’s been lots of media attention of late on the issue of elective home education, including a certain ill-informed opinion piece earlier this month.
From Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to My Mad Fat Diary, The Sopranos to Sesame Street, there are some amazing TV shows that tackle mental health issues in a respectful, honest AND entertaining way. We look at 10 of the best.
In the not too distant future, barring accidents and other catastrophes, will it be possible to live for hundreds of years? Some scientists certainly think so. Sheena Grant reports on the hunt for a ‘cure’ for ageing and gets the views of an East Anglian academic.
I believe the pen is mightier than the smartphone. If I have an idea for a story or an article, if I am simmering an essay plan, I will always reach for a pen and paper over the Notepad app on my phone.
When Cromer-based scientist-turned-author Rosie Hendry first put pen to paper a few years ago and sent her efforts to short story magazine People’s Friend, she was delighted when the popular weekly title wrote back to say it planned to publish her work.