We speak to Scottish photographer and director Drew John Barnes about his career so far and the ‘5 Questions’ project.
The highly-anticipated December Nights: Tales From The Albion at The Old Vic Tunnels is less than two weeks away and already sold out. London’s most unique performance space is readying itself for the arrival of a plethora of creative minds to come together and recreate the best of Englishness throughout the ages. I caught up with comic double act Robin & Partridge who will host a bandstand full of live performance to find out more.
Russell Kane only gave up his day job a few years ago. Now he’s won the Edinburgh Comedy Award and flies First Class. Makes us sick, frankly. But we managed to swallow our jealousy and catch up with the comic to talk about baboons and Bacardi Breezers.
Levi Miller and I first crossed paths when I was acting in the film Perspectives in 2006. Back then Miller was still known as Richie Mullen. I recall him to be young and enthusiastic (not that he is old and jaded now, far from it in fact!). Not long after we met, Miller was shortlisted for the Young Tate award. Our paths crossed again at the start of 2008. Having both relocated to London, the modern phenomenon of Facebook allowed us to reconnect. Miller had changed priorities, though still working in film and television as a day job, he was now pursuing his passion for photography.
My allegorical compromise is grammatical contempt — the hyphen, the prefix, the copula: