First year English Language student at the University of Birmingham. Music and culture critic, aspiring poet and righteously the king of making sweet potato fries. Twitter: @deanvictorr. For contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Featured Festival: Citadel
Enter Citadel. The peak of summer. Located in the glorious sunshine (let's hope) of London's Victoria Park.
Theatre Review: Alice's Adventures Underground
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's infamous story of Alice and her twisted adventures in the nonsensical wonderland, Les Infants Terribles collided with Emma Brünjes Productions to create, well, possibly the best thing I have ever witnessed.
Interview: Dean Chisnall, Shrek in Shrek The Musical
Yeah. I interviewed Shrek. With Shrek The Musical arriving in Birmingham, I chat to Dean Chisnall who plays our favourite ogre.
Madonna: Sexual Predator or Performer?
Has Madonna finally taken it too far after Drake incident at Coachella?
Olivier Awards 2015: Best Bits
This year's best bits at the 2015 Olivier Awards Ceremony as hosted by the Society of London Theatre
This Week In Theatre (13/04/15)
It’s that time again - here is our second instalment of our top theatre and dance picks, for this week:
Interview: Faye Brookes, Princess Fiona in Shrek
As Shrek The Musical stops off in Birmingham I chat with Faye Brookes, who plays Princess Fiona.
Diverse Apple Emoji Are Finally Here!
iOS 8.3 means an update to emojis, featuring POC and LGBT inclusivity.
Interview: Swim Deep
Kings of the Birmingham scene, Swim Deep, lay sprawled across each other at Digbeth's Oobleck about to trial their new sound.
Interview: Idriss Kargbo, Donkey in Shrek
Probably the most loved character across all films and the musical, Donkey is a personality only the best can master.
Jimmy Savile production to open in London
A controversial production about Jimmy Savile is set to open in London.
This Week In Theatre (06/04/15)
This week's roundup of imperative theatre openings you MUST see.
Interview: Hoodie Allen
American rapper Hoodie Allen chats about his tour, collaborating with Ed Sheeran and how he rose to stardom.
Theatre Review: Shrek The Musical @ Birmingham Hippodrome
Shrek makes a roar at Birmingham' Hippodrome as the infamous story comes to life on stage.
Interview: Roo Panes
After a broken phone and a flat battery, things finally sort themselves out and I find myself talking to Roo Panes ahead of his UK tour.
Interview: Lucy Rose
Lucy Rose takes time out from her March tour to chat all things tour, tea and her second album.
Theatre Review: Beautiful Thing lives up to its name at Birmingham Hippodrome (30/03/15)
“It’s a bit homo-erotic, isn’t it?”, remarks the woman sat next to me. But what else would you expect from a love story between two teenage guys in the age of Princess Diana, salt and vinegar crisps, Thatcher (and Section 28) and poor, poor fashion?