I’m featured in a book called Equal Stages: Standing Up for Identity and Integrity in the Performing Arts, Vol 1. It’s never going to be a best-seller, that’s not the point of the book. It is going to be something which helps to inform the journey that communities and cultures need to make as they come […]Read More Equal Stages
Erasing TV programmes like Little Britain, League of Gentlemen, The Mighty Boosh, Fawlty Towers, or films like Gone With The Wind and others seems very of the moment.Read More Erasing TV and Film
The parasitic existence is built upon a habitual and unquestioned way of living off the exploitation of others.Read More The parasitic existence
Madani Younis is to leave his role as Creative Director at the Southbank Centre after just 10 months in post. Wow. Something’s not quite right is it? The news that Madani was to lead the creative vision for Europe’s largest arts centre was remarkable because it was so rare to see a non-White person at the […]Read More Creative Direction
Authentic Indian and South Asian food in the UK is on the up. Reflecting the authentic flavours, techniques and regional differences of India is something younger chefs and entrepreneurs excel at, and are going all out for. Not before time. So much Indian food in Britain was junk, and outside our bigger cities, still is. […]Read More Indian Food
Working with cultural organisations and institutions, universities, academics and the wider landscape of cultural producers in the performing arts is exciting and demanding. Find out a little about what’s involved.Read More Producing culture
An odd concept perhaps, but this data visualisation is a great way to make the point that diversity needs to be fought for. The ugly sound of the way the data plays mirrors the ugly truth, white males and their stories dominate mainstream films, theatre and culture to the exclusion of almost everyone else. And […]Read More The sound of gender and race in film
In an age where the late middle aged and middle income property owning demographic hold many of the financial cards, I’m interested to know what millenials (16-34 year olds) think and especially, how this impacts on marketing trends. With that in mind this (from Bauer Knowledge) is interesting:Read More Marketing – Trends for 2016?