Femi said, “A decade ago, the only place you’d find poetry was at a show, in a bookshop or at school… Nowadays it’s on your phone, it’s on your Instagram, it’s on your Twitter, it’s on your eBooks…”Read More
Author: Descant Deb
Two years ago Nadia Rose was studying for a degree while working 12 hour shifts in a betting shop to make ends meet, scribbling lyrics on the back of betting slips. The south London rapper is about to release her debut EP and performs her latest single, Tight Up in the Woman’s Hour studio.Read More
In the year we finally get our Super-Black Hero Movie, Marvel’s The Black Panther, and the year before she celebrates her 80th birthday, we will be getting a new jukebox musical based on Tina Turner’s life!Read More
CBS has released the first teaser-trailer and poster for, The Good Fight, and the TBB verdict is… it needs more Cush Jumbo!
To a Christine Baranski (Diane Lockhart) voice over, only glimpses of Jumbo and Delroy Lindo can be seen in this early taster for the much-anticipated spin-off of the critically-acclaimed legal drama series, The Good Wife.
Ore Oduba Takes The Glitterball Trophy as 2016 Strictly Champion Despite Bookies Predicting Last Place Finish!
Ore Oduba did it! The BBC sports presenter, known for commentating during sporting events ranging from marathons to the Olympics, he competed with professional Joanne Clifton against Hollyoaks heartthrob Danny Mac and ex-Eternal singer Louise Redknapp – both with previous dance training, to become this year’s winner of the much loved dance competition reality show, BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.Read More
Walking Dead’s Sonequa Martin-Green Joins Brit Actor Chris Obi to Take Lead Role in, New Star Trek: Discovery, Series
The Walking Dead’s Sasha Williams, African American actress Sonequa Martin Green, will play Lieutenant Commander Rainsford in the Star Trek TV franchise revival, Star Trek: Discovery. She fulfils the cited inspiration of Mae Jamison, the first African-American female astronaut, and Nichelle Nichols, the only African-American and female regular cast member on, Star Trek: The Original SeriesRead More
There is a lot to love about Hidden Figures – the story of three geniuses’ instrumental in the advancement of American rocket science, which allowed NASA to put a man in orbit and eventually, on the moon! That makes it a great story, and a great American modern history. But the fact that this great American history revolves around three genius African American women who achieved all of that and more, despite being subjected to the worst of segregated 1960s America, makes it not only thoroughly engaging, but, yes, inspirational too. Like Queen of Katwe, some might criticise Hidden...Read More
In the antebellum South, Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, takes more than just the Biblical messages of obedience and hard work the plantation owners want him to teach. that Realising that what he witnesses is, in fact, un-Christian, he orchestrates an uprising and learns the value of self-sacrifice.Read More
Hidden Figures will go head-to-head with Will Smith & Naomie Harris in, Collateral Beauty, Denzel Washington & Viola Davis in, Fences, Halle Berry in, Kidnap, and Forest Whitaker in, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story…Read More
This intimate new solo show featuring songs from Giles career and life. Music from shows- Avenue Q, The Rat Pack, Rent, Candide, Book Of Mormon, Honk!, Porgy and Bess, Pure Imagination, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and many more.Read More