This week a woman was refused a divorce because the judge ruled that the allegations against her husband were “of the kind to be expected in marriage”.
Last night I saw Josie Long at the Brighton Dome. Her show, ‘Something Better’, was originally intended as a hopeful and optimistic look at left politics and activism in a UK veering right post-2010. But this was in May 2016.
The new series of Inside No.9 is, finally, due to air towards the end of this month.
Written by Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton, each episode of this darkly comic anthology series is a thirty minute short film. The only link between them is that every episode is set within ‘number 9’, be that a house, a room, or a train compartment. Inside No.9 has made me laugh, cry, and too afraid to turn out the lights. It is seriously unmissable television. Here are three reasons you should watch.
This week I read Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five.
The plot is outlined in the first few pages of the book so I don’t think spoilers are an issue. However there will be some minor spoilers for Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time.