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  • What’s On This Month, in Herts, Beds and beyond

    A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Knebworth House, 21-22 Aug Fancy a bit of socially-distanced theatre? The team at Knebworth House has invited the Three Inch Fools to perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream on the magical Sunken Lawn in front of the House on the 21st and 22nd August. You can bring a picnic and/or grab drinks […]

  • Seven Sizzling Drive-in Cinemas Near You

    First off – what’s it like going to a drive-in?! Is it fun?! We were intrigued and just had to road test it for you. Poor us. Rolling up the drive to Hatfield House one evening earlier this week felt pretty special. Actually, it was like total magic after months of not going out. We […]

  • Culture vulture: my July hitlist

    I’M READING: Outraged by Ashley ‘Dotty’ Charles & All Adults Here by Emma Straub Everyone seems to be permanently furious at the moment (that’s what three months of homeschooling does to you) so Ashley ‘Dotty’ Charles’ Outraged, released on 9 July, couldn’t be more timely. The book is a guide to living through the age of outrage online – from Twitter battles […]

  • Staying in saviour – what to stream this week

    THEATRE If you haven’t signed up to Disney+ yet, now would be the time as Hamilton The Musical will be available exclusively on the streaming service from 3 July – so that’s Saturday night sorted. If you don’t know already (erm, where have you been?) the smash-hit Broadway musical follows the journey of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding […]

  • Staying in? Here’s what’s on

    TV Anyone else shocked by the queues lining up outside McDonald’s drive-thrus when they reopened? Some people really, really like chicken nuggets, it seems. We’re looking forward to watching Sky Documentaries‘ six-part series on the fast food giant, McMillion$, which follows the bizarre story of a McDonald’s Monopoly game scam during the 1990s that resulted in $24m […]

  • The staying in boredom buster

    TV Cool headshot! Sky Documentaries has a stellar line up right now including Hillary. The four-parter takes an intimate look at the former First Lady and presidential candidate’s life, with behind-the-scenes footage of her 2016 bid to become the first female President, plus interviews with the Clinton clan. (On a Hillary roll? Acclaimed US novelist Curtis Sittenfeld’s new […]

  • What’s in – the curated guide to fun

    THEATRE  Bickering and backstabbing politicians, waring political parties and a large dose of farcical humour – nope, I’m not talking about the present day (although it sounds like a dead ringer, right?) but the National Theatre’s timely latest release This House. Available until 4 Jun on YouTube, the play offers a funny insight into British politics in the 70s, […]

  • What’s in – your guide to fun at home

    There are heaps of cultural delights online this week from world-class theatre and film to virtual exhibition tours and concerts in your living room. THEATRE Top of my cultural hit list this week is a free online stream of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire on YouTube. Starring the always brilliant Gillian Anderson (if you haven’t seen […]

  • What’s in – the best bits online this week

    Art & Museums Exhausted all the virtual tours close to home? Then take a digital flight over to one of these wicked museums abroad starting with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. The venue has teamed up with Google Street view for a tourof its headline exhibitions, plus you can explore the museum’s collections online.  Next […]

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