Tag : 1980s

Stranger Things Season Two: Back to the 80s

1 year ago / 0 comments

Everyone’s favourite Netflix original, Stranger Things, has finally made its return, after its acclaimed debut season in July of last year. Many of us here at In The Middle have already binged Season Two in full, and we can’t deny that the soundtrack is one of the best parts of … Read More

Photojournal | The Real Junk Food Project – waste, poverty and revolution

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Real Junk Food Café is situated in Armley, a short bus ride south west from Leeds City Centre. Entering the town, it is easy to lose count of how many factory buildings had been abandoned, bordered up and draped in rows of barbed wire. The town is like many … Read More

Comment | Tony Benn dies – now our generation must carry the gauntlet

5 years ago / 0 comments

Tony Benn’s personal impact has been enormous. My parents first met at a talk he gave at the University of London Union. As children, my sisters and I were taken to see him speak on many occasions. Growing up, his values, compassion and ideas deeply reinforced my politics. He has … Read More

Books | The Fields – You’ll laugh, cry and remember your own time as a teenager

5 years ago / 0 comments

Anyone with even a drop of Irish blood will recognise the scenes in Kevin Maher’s honest, unpretentious and highly entertaining tale of 13-year-old Jim Finnegan’s formative years in 1980s Dublin. But, even for those without aged Irish relatives and obscenely extended families, the antics of teenage boys are universally understood. … Read More

Theatre | Some Girl I Used to Know – Denise Van Outen goes solo

5 years ago / 0 comments

Image: The Guardian The words ‘one woman show’ immediately conjure up that episode of Friends where Chandler is tricked into watching an angry performance of Why Don’t You Like Me. Fortunately for us though, Denise Van Outen has experience leading critically acclaimed one woman shows, and not a first period … Read More