PPL Announces List of Top Love Songs This Century

As we edge closer to Valentine’s Day the music licensing company  PPL has released an official chart of the Most Played Love Songs of the 21st Century. Here is what made the top 30 in the list:  30. Stars, Simply Red 29. She Moves in Her Own Way, The Kooks  28.It Must Be Love, Madness… Read More

BOOK REVIEW:The Scandalous Lady W By Hallie Rubenhold

A recent BBC television drama covered this little known story in one episode, but what was the background to this fascinating if little remembered story?  The BBC adaptation was based on this intriguing and well written book by Hallie Rubenhold, providing plenty of detail with regard to the divorce that scandalised Georgian England. At first,… Read More

PREVIEW: The Diary of a Hounslow Girl, UK Tour

Ambreen Razia with Black Theatre Live will present this coming of age comedy set in the heart of Hounslow.  Opening at the Oval House Theatre from the 4th to the 6th May, before embarking on a UK tour until the 4th June, the story is told through the eyes of a straight talking sixteen year… Read More

REVIEW: Vogue 100: A Century of Style, National Portrait Gallery

What do Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Cate Blanchett all have in common? All have featured in Vogue magazine, the centre of focus for the National Portrait Gallery’s latest exhibition.  This extraordinary exhibition based on the Vogue archives, housed in the West End of London is sharp, detailed – yet it feels clinical to look… Read More