Right-Wing Terror – What is happening to London?

Right-Wing Terror – What is happening to London?
What on Earth is happening in this city? From terror attacks to pollution, the thick smog from traffic entirely preventing the ability to breath the sweet fresh air experienced by other people in England. Inhumanity and death, injustice and stereotyping, division between the poor and rich expanding every second at an exponential rate. What is...

Grenfell Tower – The Monument of Division

Grenfell Tower – The Monument of Division
On Friday the 16th, 3 days after the hellish fire of Grenfell Tower’s, my colleague Hannah Rose-Burns and I travelled to Latimer Road. I had already braced myself for a breadth and extremity of emotion in the community. It was not until I took the tentative steps from the tube station, into the midst of...

DROP THE KNIFE!

DROP THE KNIFE!
The spike in knife Crime has seen 32 deaths so far this year (Source: London Assembly). We have decided to focus on this issue for one of our 22-min specials, and have interviewed, knife crime victims, ex-police officers and social changers. We spoke to social changer Junior Smart, founder and business manager of the SOS...

London’s Religiosity on the Rise

London’s Religiosity on the Rise
It will come as no surprise that the western world is becoming more and more secular, with religious practice declining in most countries, England being no exception. You may expect therefore that London is a leading player in this game and that it would be one of the least religious places of all, but fascinatingly...

Max Somerset: Magic and God

Max Somerset: Magic and God
Maximilian Somerset is an incredibly talented magician who is recognisable from such shows as ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ on BBC and ‘Max Magic’ on Sky. As part of our Religion Special for London Undercover, airing on London Live TV and Community Channel, I filmed Max to see how he used magic to explain the existence of...

Literary Review: Jeannette Winterson’s ‘Gap of Time’

Literary Review: Jeannette Winterson’s ‘Gap of Time’
In Jeanette Winterson’s post-modern adaption of Shakespeare’s ‘A Winter’s Tale,’ Winterson explores how time, as she states at the close of her text, ‘is reversible.’ Through her text Winterson extrapolates from Shakespeare’s 1611 play that there is a shared commonality in the history of human beings, in the history of consciousness, that we all are...