Isabel Murray discusses how recent movements have the potential to rewrite Britain’s imperial history.
My Favourite TV Scenes: 5) “Hello friend.” (Mr Robot: Season 1, Episode 1) The opening scene of any series is a notoriously difficult task as writers grapple with introducing characters, plot and hooking the audience into the show. Sam Esmail’s Mr Robot perfectly combines all three in an opening sequence that is grippingly unpredictable. Elliot’s […]
Empire’s first season was a phenomenon. Viewership grew dramatically week after week, peaking at an astonishing 17.62 million viewers (23.12 post-DVR) for the season finale. It became a ‘water-cooler’ show, reinvigorating the national discussion on race, homosexuality and mental illness. Its stars became overnight celebrities – with Taraji P. Henson winning a Golden Globe – […]
“A great leader who has an army has one hand, but he who has a navy has two.” – attributed to Peter the Great At first glance, Crimea and Syria seem to have little in common. Aside from both being the sites of intense contemporary conflict, one is a peninsula in Eastern Europe torn between pro- […]