CULTURE

 

UK / China broadcasters prepare for cultural exchange



CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST February 13, 2017


TV production equipment. Photo credit - Pixabay   The inaugural UK / China cultural exchange for broadcasters and TV producers launches today.   Hosted by PACT UK - a trade association representing the commercial int...

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Lost Bob Marley tracks restored after decades in London cellar



UK, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE February 06, 2017


Photo credit: ParentRap/Pixabay A unique set of Bob Marley recordings found after 40 years in a damp basement in London have been restored with a year of painstaking work. Thirteen reel-to-reel, analogue master tapes were found ...

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Storm Doris menaces Britain



UK, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST February 01, 2017


The UK is braced for a storm expected to sweep in from the Atlantic tomorrow bringing 20ft waves and 100mph winds, but thanks to its name not everybody is taking the warning seriously.   “Storm Doris? You have got to ...

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UK joins global protest over Trump’s ‘Muslim ban'



UK, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE January 31, 2017


Thousands of people joined protests across the UK yesterday to voice their anger about Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” and the British government’s refusal to condemn it.Whitehall and Downing Street in London w...

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From Stratford to Shanghai: the Royal Shakespeare Company is now in China



CHINA , UK, CULTURE January 27, 2017


Katie Leung — aka Cho Chang in the Harry Potter film series — is to make her debut at the Royal Shakespeare Company next month. The 29-year-old Scottish actress, pictured right, will appear in the world premiere of Sn...

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