13 December 2022
An American take on Much Ado about Nothing
How the Americans take on a personal favourite holds up against its British counterpart.
25 November 2022
Gigi in DC! part 3
Gigi talks about accessibility in DC and how it compares to the UK when it comes to drama training and as a country.
9 November 2022
The American theatrical dream and its costs
Gigi talks about the difference in systems between American Theatre and British Theatre sectors.
1 November 2022
GiGi in DC part 2
Gigi explores the dichotomy of being at a Catholic conservative institution but within a liberal, secular and queer friendly faculty.
18 October 2022
GiGi in DC
In this first blog of a three part series, Gigi talks about her experience and differences with British and American acting/theatre training and what it’s like in Washington DC.
26 July 2022
The time America almost stopped Climate Change
Around 30 years ago, America had the solution to climate change in the palm of their hands, but someone decided to put a spanner in the works.
18 July 2022
The American Dream is not for people of colour
The USA’s vision of total self-achievement and self-actualisation is not only overly idealistic but also intended for just a small portion of the population.
9 April 2022
American Song Contest 2022: Week 3 Songs
ASC’s third batch of eleven songs is out and we review them all.
1 April 2022
American Song Contest 2022: Week 2 Songs
ASC’s second batch of eleven songs is out and we review them all
21 March 2022
American Song Contest 2022: Eurovision’s visionary format goes transatlantic
Sure America, just change it up a bit so it doesn't look like you've copied and pasted.
6 February 2021
Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy - A Review
An unflinching depiction of the crack cocaine boom of the 1980s and 1990s in the USA, Stanley Nelson's Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy tackles and sheds light on a multitude of different topics and issues surrounding the eponymous drug.
11 November 2020
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is Among Us
Ironically, for a politician, she doesn’t seem sus...
30 August 2020
The Society of Spectacle: Kanye West and Politics in 2020
Great beats, shame about the rest...
4 July 2020
‘Locked In A Cage’
On the 4th of July, America’s Independence Day, we seek to answer: Is the American Dream a lie?
7 April 2020 – 28 April 2020
Apply to be a UK Creative Community Fellow, Derby Museums
Get involved in a cross-continental partnership and expand your art form.
12 March 2020
You've got mail: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Ah AOC, political golden girl, former bartender and the dread of all white news readers everywhere - this ones for you.
27 September 2019
What not to miss in Boulder County, Colorado
Boulder County: the antidote to American chutzpah and the answer to summer holiday longings.
8 August 2019
Jena Friedman: Miscarriage of Justice
The set had a strong start and Friedman has a great wit, but to stay on-board you need a good knowledge of American Politics and culture.