Book Review: Mango & Bambang Superstar Tapir

Mango & Bambang Superstar Tapir Author: Polly Faber Illustrator: Clara Vulliamy ISBN-13: 978-1406361490 Publisher: Walker Books (2 Mar. 2017) Children’s Fiction Book – Hardcover 144 pages Guest reviewing this title for TSS is Kelly A along with her two age appropriate young children  We absolutely adore books and we read together and to each other … More Book Review: Mango & Bambang Superstar Tapir

Stage Review – LA STRADA at The Rep, Birmingham UK

Director Sally Cookson, Composer Benji Bower and Writer Mike Akers, presents a winning example of theatrical excellence. This brand-new adaptation for stage of Fellini’s 1957 Oscar-winning film made its UK premiere at Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre and is now halfway through a national tour. In an act of desperation from her mother, young Gelsomina is passed … More Stage Review – LA STRADA at The Rep, Birmingham UK

Blog Feature : Mask-arade Party Masks

I was in contact recently with Joe Alsop from the original party mask company Mask-arade. Joe is a long established contact of mine from my early blogging activities of 2011 when TSS first reviewed their novelty product http://wp.me/p1JXg7-7E The artwork I created today to showcase Mask-arade’s funny dressing-up masks of President Trump and the First … More Blog Feature : Mask-arade Party Masks

Two Reviews of ‘INTO THE WATER’ by Paula Hawkins on its Publishing Day

INTO THE WATER Author Paula Hawkins ISBN 9780857524423 Published by DOUBLEDAY on 02 May 2017 Hardback RRP £20.00 An adult fictional book Crime Thriller/Adventure The first review is by Petrina M of The Midlands/Dorset, UK. Petrina states that she read the book in two days and couldn’t put it down. What is it that invites … More Two Reviews of ‘INTO THE WATER’ by Paula Hawkins on its Publishing Day

Stage Review : To Sir, With Love at Birmingham’s Repertory Theatre, UK

The book To Sir, With Love was set not long after the end of WWII in London’s East End. This powerful, autobiographical story by novelist E R Brathwaite is about education, schooling, social divide, and narrow minded attitudes that were entrenched in people both in-school and on the outside. The main theme however, is the … More Stage Review : To Sir, With Love at Birmingham’s Repertory Theatre, UK

Belgrade Theatre announces 11 Million Reasons to Dance for International Dance Day

To celebrate International Dance Day, tomorrow, Saturday 29 April, the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry has announced its photography exhibition 11 Million Reasons to Dance which is currently on display at the theatre. 11 Million Reasons to Dance is an exhibition inspired by iconic dance scenes from film, all reimagined by deaf and disabled people who dance. … More Belgrade Theatre announces 11 Million Reasons to Dance for International Dance Day

Review : Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap (PS4)

Sharing a review of Wonder Boy on the Playstation 4 by Games Centre at METRO Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap (PS4) – a masterful remake The Sega Master System classic makes an unexpected return, with some of the best graphics you’ll see all year. It’s easy to get cynical about the seemingly endless stream of … More Review : Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap (PS4)