Tag : Laos

Film | The Rocket touches down

5 years ago / 0 comments

Photo: Eureka Entertainment   During the Laotian Civil War more than 2 million tons of bombs were dropped on Laos, by both US and Laotian air forces, 30 percent of which failed to explode immediately. These unexploded bombs, so-called ‘sleeping tigers’, litter the landscape of Kim Mordaunt’s multiple award-winning feature, … Read More

Theatre | Footloose – Let's Hear it for the Boy

5 years ago / 0 comments

photo: LAOS 4/5 Stars The first thing that strikes you about this show is its sheer relentless energy. The cast are dancing almost constantly from start to finish and the most energetic actor of all is undeniably Ben Lancaster, who plays the dancing rebel newcomer to Bomont, Ren McCormack. He … Read More

LS1 Interviews: foodie and former war writer, Bruce Palling

6 years ago / 0 comments

Currently a prolific food and wine blogger and a columnist for the Wall St Journal, Bruce Palling doesn’t think it is a contradiction that he started his career writing about wars and conflicts. A failed student facing jail for refusing to fight in Vietnam, aged 21, he made his first … Read More