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Cinderella panto at The Pavilion Bournemouth

If you’re looking for a Panto to reap that traditional fairytale feeling along with a chance to let rip and just scream! then this year’s Cinderella, directed by Sarah Redmond at the Pavilion in Bournemouth is just the ticket. Packed full of all the little nuances that you’d expect from a family Christmas theatre production,…

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Beauty and the Beast – ballet review

Most people know the story of Beauty and the Beast, if not through the Disney classic, then through the printed pages of a book, and there’s certainly something magical when you see your childhood hero Belle come to life in the form of a live ballet. The Northern Ballet danced us through the magical tale…

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A Street Cat Named Bob – film review

Following the popular book by James Bowen, the motion picture release of ‘A Street Cat Named Bob’ could only work wonders for such a heart felt story. I wasn’t wrong. The film captured James and Bob’s tale in a truly captivating way. The story follows street busker James (Luke Treadaway) and his struggle with homelessness…

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Anti-pollution cycling masks for glasses wearers

When I told people I was attempting an 18-mile round trip commute 5 days a week, many raised their eyebrows. I’d gone from walking 30 minutes or so to work every day to taking on a huge cycling trek through South London. And naturally, for this, I wanted to try and find one of those…

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Interview with Ryan McCombs, frontman of SOiL

Our team, Kieron and Debz caught up with Ryan McCombs of SOiL on their recent tour. Alt Ent: So, it’s been a year since you were here in the UK. How does it feel to be back? McCombs (Soil): Good, I mean not because I’m sitting here, but for me, whenever I leave I’m ready…

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SOiL rock the North-East

On a chilly November evening, somewhere on the bank of the Tyne, between bars and bridges, a sound check took place in The Riverside. A lone tour bus sat outside, lights on, curtains closed. A small group of people start to form a huddle of excitement and anticipation. Behind the closed doors, SOiL prepare to take the…