Tag : celebrity

Is Celebrity Theatre Good for the Art Form?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Owen Saunders and Georgia Hulkes argue for and against the casting of celebrities in both the West End and purist, highbrow theatre. Yes ‘Celebrity’ is a term that encompasses a broad range of well-known personalities, but, unlike in the realm of reality TV, the cogs of the acting industry are usually (though … Read More

The damaging impact of ‘What I eat in a day’ videos

2 years ago / 0 comments

As a generation, there’s no doubt about it, we’re impressionable. Every word that flickers across our screen holds the potential to plant a seed of doubt in our minds. So it’s logical to be afraid of pseudo-professional nutrition advice; attractive twenty somethings pottering around their kitchen and telling us how … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Riccardo Tisci’s most memorable designs at Givenchy

2 years ago / 0 comments

Upon the announcement that Riccardo Tisci will be stepping down from Givenchy after 12 years as creative director, we look back at some of the most famous looks from the celeb favourite. Undoubtedly one of Tisci’s standout pieces was this jewel encrusted sheer gown that Beyoncé wore to the Met … Read More

Sugar Free (and entertainment free) Farm

3 years ago / 0 comments

The premise of Sugar Free Farm had potential. Take six celebrities (albeit Z-list ones), place them on a traditional English working farm, deprive them of sugar for two weeks and teach them how to eat healthy.  Trashy reality TV meets informative cooking show; two of our most loved programme formats … Read More

Features | Miley Cyrus – Yay or Nay?

5 years ago / 0 comments

From the shaven hair to the twerking, everyone is always talking about Miley Cyrus. Her new image is a far cry from her Hannah Montana days, but are her new ‘rebellious’ ways a good or a bad thing?   Yay So far I must have clearly failed to notice the … Read More

Blogs | Alternative Memory Techniques

5 years ago / 0 comments

In preparation for my final year at university I listened to a podcast from Derren Brown (Memory; Tricks of the Mind) to try and improve my fairly average memory. One of the tricks he teaches is for remembering the names of people you meet which I think is such a … Read More

Comment | Why we need Jennifer Lawrence

5 years ago / 0 comments

The second instalment in the hugely popular Hunger Games trilogy ‘Catching Fire’ is out in cinemas at the moment. I for one will most definitely be taking advantage of Orange Wednesdays to go see it, but not just for Liam Hemsworth’s face. One of the main reasons why I am … Read More

Comment | Your face or mine? The women of I'm A Celebrity

5 years ago / 16 comments

To the joy and celebration of many, I’m a Celebrity Get Me out of Here is back on our screens once more. This programme is now in its thirteenth series, and its enduring popularity is emblematic of how hopelessly obsessed with both reality television and the defenceless competitors of varying … Read More

Comment | Come worship in the church of Kimye

5 years ago / 0 comments

In these days of ever growing secularism, the desire to believe in something has become less about the spiritual and more about the need to worship earthly mortals. I’m talking, of course, about The Kardashians. Celebrity culture has all but consumed the majority of the population and continues to do so. … Read More

Celebrity Obsession

6 years ago / 0 comments

Has Spencer got a new haircut? Who’s Harry Styles going out with? Did you see the tweet about Justin Bieber’s auntie’s postman?…Who cares? Students seem more consumed by social media and celebrity culture than ever before. This is not surprising in a world where Jordan adorns the front cover of … Read More