Author Archives: Tiemo Talk

What the African said in Hayes

Daliso Chaponda Star rating: **** Beck Theatre Hayes Review date: 12th October 2018 Appearing for the first time at Hayes Beck Theatre, Daliso Chaponda appeared very much at ease on the big stage. Maybe that should come as no surprise, … Continue reading

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Should Youngsters be leading The War on Gun Control in America and the Brexit Battle in the UK?

Battle of Ideas 2018 Counter Cultural Concerns Garden Room, Barbican Centre London EC2 Saturday 13th October 2018 The extraordinary turnout, reportedly up to 700,000 in Central London for the pro-remain #NeverAgain anti-Brexit ‘People’s March’ on 20th October 2018 made it … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education

The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education: 10 Years On Battle of Ideas 2018 Bookshop Salons Barbican Centre London EC2 Saturday 13th October 2018 A panel of four educationalists including Dennis Hayes, David Perks and Louise Burton at the recent Battle of … Continue reading

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So Irresponsible: Kevin Hart

The Irresponsible Tour: Kevin Hart Rating: * The O2 Arena London SE18 Review date: 1st September 2018 Comedy superstar Kevin Hart’s Irresponsible Tour opens with a trailer for his new film ‘Night School’ and a compilation of clips from his … Continue reading

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Yardie: The Movie Review

Yardie Star Rating: **** Nationwide Preview Screening: 23rd August 2018 Director: Idris Elba Cast: Aml Ameen, Shantol Jackson, Stephen Graham, Fraser James, Sheldon Shepherd and Everaldo Creary A Studio Canal film Idris’s Elba’s Yardie opens with a bang and is … Continue reading

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Lenny Henry Turns 60

The Lenny Henry Birthday Show Star Rating: **** Broadcast: 22nd August 2018, BBC1 As birthday presents go getting a 60 minute birthday tribute show on primetime BBC1 television must rank pretty highly. That is one big early birthday present Sir … Continue reading

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Beyond a Joke – Inside the dark minds of stand-up comedians

Beyond a Joke – Inside the dark minds of stand-up comedians by Bruce Dessau Book Review Rating: ***** Publisher: Arrow Books Public speaking is often cited as one of most people’s biggest fears. In fact in 2015 it was deemed … Continue reading

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