Indian producer, SIDDHARTH ROY KAPUR, acquires rights to WILLIAM DALRYMPLE’S BESTSELLER, ‘THE ANARCHY: THE RELENTLESS RISE OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY’

Rights acquired to create one of the most ambitious global series on British Colonialism to date  Prominent Indian producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, has launched one of the most ambitious television series to … Continue reading Indian producer, SIDDHARTH ROY KAPUR, acquires rights to WILLIAM DALRYMPLE’S BESTSELLER, ‘THE ANARCHY: THE RELENTLESS RISE OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY’

Public Health messaging: how not to communicate with a population

Donald Trump wants packed churches by Easter. Boris Johnson wants us to stay at home except for when we go out for our one mandated walk or travel via packed tube train to the workplace that our employer insists can’t be done at home. The pubs are now forcibly closed, yet off-licenses are reclassified as allowed to open – does running out of beer mean an ‘essential shopping trip’? If it’s essential. Only if it’s all essential. 

Booker Prize mired in controversy as judges ‘break the rules’

It seems that 2019 is the year of disagreement and rebellion. Watching our politicians struggle to reach a decision on Brexit, should it be any wonder that the judges of … Continue reading Booker Prize mired in controversy as judges ‘break the rules’

Booker Prize Nominee Covers

“Contemporary, diverse” and female-dominated, the Booker Prize short-list is revealed

Four of the six books announced as the Booker Prize’s 2019 short-list are penned by female authors, with previous winners Margaret Atwood (2000, The Blind Assassin) jostling for attention against … Continue reading “Contemporary, diverse” and female-dominated, the Booker Prize short-list is revealed

Women Of Disney – Dumbo!

Welcome back to our second instalment of the Women of Disney series – you can see our first post of the series here where we looked into the women that were … Continue reading Women Of Disney – Dumbo!

Helena Bonham Carter Joins ‘Enola Holmes’ cast!

Helena Bonham Carter has been cast in Legendary’s adaptation of the ‘Enola Holmes’ novels written by Nancy Springer. The book is in the young adult genre and has six volumes … Continue reading Helena Bonham Carter Joins ‘Enola Holmes’ cast!

Suzanne Collins Reveals Prequel to Hunger Games Trilogy!

Good news, people of Panem! (or fans, anyway.) Suzanne Collins, author of the Hunger Games trilogy has revealed that she is writing a prequel to the events in the original … Continue reading Suzanne Collins Reveals Prequel to Hunger Games Trilogy!

Did Kalank steal Shauna Singh Baldwin’s book, “What the Body Remembers” without author’s permission?

One of this year’s most awaited movies – Kalank had a trailer teaser few weeks ago. The trailer was launched in the presence of the film’s lead actors and actresses; Madhuri … Continue reading Did Kalank steal Shauna Singh Baldwin’s book, “What the Body Remembers” without author’s permission?

INDIA RELOADS – But Can It Find Its Target?

Abhijeet Ray reviewing Dheeraj Sinha’s book ‘India Reloaded – Inside India’s Resurgent Consumer Market’ When the Head of Planning for South and South East Asia of a leading global Ad … Continue reading INDIA RELOADS – But Can It Find Its Target?