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The Play’s The Thing! A Brief History of Football and Theatre

By Emma Whitney

It always surprises me whenever anyone tries to create distance between sport and the arts. It’s not as if being obsessed with 11 men or women kicking an imitation pig’s bladder around means that you obviously can’t love seeing the latest Royal Shakespeare Company adaptation of Hamlet just as much. 698 more words


REVIEW: Fighter (2007)

2007, Nimbus Film/Nordisk Film & TV Fund/Filmgear/Blixt Kamera/Angel Films/Danmarks Radio/Sveriges Television/Det Danske Institut

Natasha Arthy
Johnny Andersen
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Film Reviews

Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical

Back in 2002, a movie inconspicuously rolled into cinemas worldwide, no one prepared for the phenomenon it was about to create. I’m talking of course of Gurinder Chadha’s amazing Bend It Like Beckham. 511 more words


Flashback Friday-Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Tradition clashing with the modern world is as old the world itself. A young person rebelling against tradition to find their own path is also an often told story. 175 more words


Bend it Like Beckham: The Musical

This was another production to which I was pleasantly surprised.We went to see it as a family for my sister’s 15th birthday, and I could not work out how they were going to turn a gentle football/ Indian themed rom-com into an all singing all dancing stage production. 1,067 more words

Theatre Review

Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical

Remember everything, and everyone, bends.

Of all the films to be adapted into a musical, Bend it Like Beckham would never have crossed my mind. 298 more words


Bend it like Mulligan

Forrest Hill Milford 2, North Shore United 1
Becroft Park, Auckland, August 22 2015

If you’re going to win a league you might as well do it with some style I would have thought. 797 more words