Tag - culture


Review: The 39 Steps, New Theatre

Review by Sam Walker
The 39 Steps is an unusual beast. Following the novel written by John Buchan , the story has been adapted for film many times, most...


Review: Thriller! Live, New Theatre

Review by Elis Doyle
Thriller – Live chronicles the incredibly journey of Michael Jackson from eleven year old musical protégé of The Jackson Five, to his...


Review: Animal Farm, Act One

Review by Molly Wyatt
Animal Farm is by no means a simple play to stage; an absolute classic piece of literature, this politically charged...


Review: Hairspray, The New Theatre.

Reviewed by Ellie Philpotts
Let’s face it – sometimes everything can seem like a bit of a stressor. So what better way to mark the start of the Easter...


Review: Footloose, New Theatre

Review by Amy Butler
Footloose is an undeniably classic musical; defined appropriately by its creator Dean Pitchford as a ‘cultural touchstone’, even those...


What is ‘JAMNESTY’?

Becca Stamatis tells Quench Culture about the who’s, what’s, where’s, when’s and why’s about Amnesty...


Expression in the City

How does a city express itself? On its walls? In its streets? In its violence? Through its atmosphere? Does it spill out from its people, their screams, their...


Review: Grease, New Theatre.

After all these years, judging from the buzzing, dancing-in-your-seat atmosphere of the auditorium, Grease certainly is still the one that we want. The...


Centenary Of The Christmas Truce

As Winter draws to a close, we look back over the past year which saw some wonderful commemorative events to mark the centenary of WWI. December 2014...



The first issue of BUTT was published in 2001, but it wasn’t until 2006 when the BUTT BOOK was published and became a bestseller that the magazine solidified...

Food & Drink

Curry Culture Clash

The great British public love a good curry, so much so that chicken tikka masala was Britain’s favourite dish in 2011. But, in reality, how authentic is our...


Review: Romeo and Juliet

Sherman Cymru’s first production with Rachel O’Riordan at the helm presents a rough and edgy adaptation of a Shakespearean classic.
This October saw the...