Entertainment, Reviews

Masala Queens: Shining a light on Asian LGBTQ

We came across a statistic the other day that one in four of the UK’s homeless youth are LGBTQ*. Family rejection is heart-breaking and terrifying. The Asian culture isn’t shy about family rejection either, disownment is almost thrown around, as pride and honour thrive within some communities. The Storyline Miss Meena and the Masala Queens. […]

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Bring On The Bollywood – Review

Last year Kiran and I (Amani) experienced the art and beauty of live Bollywood. When we received an email earlier this month that ‘Bring On The Bollywood’ was doing a 2017 UK tour, I couldn’t resist. Phizzical in association with the Belgrade Theatre present ‘Bring on the Bollywood’; A East meets West, British romantic comedy […]

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Entertainment, Reviews

Jumprov: UK’s First BAME Improv Theatre Company

An Improv Invite Living in a world of having google at your fingertips, it’s hard to sometimes go and experience something with no preconception of what it will be like… But then we got invited to our very first Improv Show and had no idea what to expect. For those of you who have never experienced an […]

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Entertainment, Reviews

Radio Queen: Noreen Khan

Focus, Passion and Fabulous Women Do you ever wonder if presenters are as warm as they are in real life compared to how they come across in the media? We as listeners can end up relating and building a connection with the presenter. Enter Noreen Khan: host of one of the most listened to Asian radio shows […]

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Murdered by my Father – Review

Honour killings are an unbelievably tragic topic to most of us. When I say unbelievable, I really mean UNBELIEVABLE. Trying to get my head around how there are people out there, who care so much about family honour, that they would destroy their own family because of it, is unfathomable to me. 12,000 cases of […]

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Wipers – Review

Wipers is a play inspired by the real-life story of Khudadad Khan, set in Belgium during the First World War, October 1914. Khudadad Khan was the first South-Asian soldier to be awarded a Victoria Cross for his contribution to the war. Although we never get to meet this character, his presence and story are held […]

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