Author Archives: Emily Jupp

Chella Quint: How to become a period activist

In the week when it was revealed that athletes in the Olympic games are only just starting to work with their menstrual cycles to improve their training and performance, period educator, author, designer and activist Chella Quint, whose new books Be Period Positive and Own Your Period discusses how you can become a period activist […]

New podcast to share untold stories by women and non-binary people about UK’s diverse communities

Misogyny, racism, abuse and queerness are all addressed in a new podcast A new podcast series from Futures Theatre brings together interviews with marginalised groups and dramatised stories from established and emerging UK writers, telling stories of 30 women and non-binary people from diverse UK communities. Fully Amplified is a seven-part original drama-documentary series exploring […]

Steve McQueen’s Uprising: I was asked ‘What is it like to be a Black officer in a racist police force?’

Uprising, a new BBC three-part documentary series, directed by Steve McQueen and James Rogan, examines three key events from 1981 that affected race relations in Britain for decades. Here, George Rhoden, who appears in the documentary, tells us what it was like to be a Black police officer during these history-making events – and, 40 […]

Black Lens Film Festival and But Where Are You Really From? season launch at BFI Southbank

The Black Lens Film Festival launches this week. In partnership with the Black Cultural Archives and Alt Africa the opening night took place on Friday (16 July); the Festival opened at BFI Southbank with the UK Premiere of How to Stop a Recurring Dream (Ed Morris, 2021) followed by a Q&A, hosted by Brenda Emmanus OBE, a seasoned broadcaster and […]

Eight interactive artworks to see at the London Design Biennale 2021

As artistic director of this year’s London Design Biennale, the designer Es Devlin has asked creatives from across the world to come up with ground-breaking solutions to society’s biggest challenges. Here are our top picks, from a forest in the Southbank Centre’s courtyard to a giant silver balloon you can walk into and share your […]