What’s On at the Edinburgh Playhouse

Shrek The Musical Everyone’s favourite fairytale characters are heading to the Scottish capital this Christmas. Based on the story and characters from William Steig’s book Shrek! and the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animations feature film, Shrek The Musical is returning to the Edinburgh Playhouse in December. Join unlikely hero Shrek and his loyal steed Donkey as they […]

Fun Fact Friday – The Simpsons

Who knew yellow cartoon characters would be such a hit with all the family? With Bart’s mischievous nature, Lisa’s intelligence, Maggie’s ability to never grow up, Marge and Homer’s interesting relationship – The Simpsons are the most interesting family to come out of America. Families across the world enjoy 30-minute episodes filled with jokes everyone […]

The best new telly for autumn

Summer – if you could even say we had a summer – is slowly on its way out, meaning it’s time to dig out your cosy jumpers and give yourself permission to slink off into hibernation for the foreseeable future. And TV scheduling bosses give us PLENTY of reasons to do exactly that. There’s heaps of great […]

The best TV comebacks

With Twin Peaks making a triumphant comeback on Sky Atlantic, 25 years after the series originally ended, we take a look at the other series that have made a glorious return to our screens. Gilmore Girls Ten years after Lorelai and Rory walked out of our lives, Netflix picked the show up for a four-part feature-length […]

The best biopics

With the BBC airing a new docudrama based on the life of national treasure Barbara Windsor, starring Jamie Winstone, we delve into the archives to find a few other inspirational biopics worth checking out. The Danish Girl Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star in the loosely based dramatization of David Ebershof’s novel, which follows the […]

Our feminist TV heroes

In a world where President Trump is doing his damnedest to take women’s rights back a good century or so, sometimes we’ve got to turn to television to remind us that, to quote Kimmy Schmidt, females are strong as hell. We’re all fired up after last weekend’s Women’s Marches worldwide, so our viewing is taking […]