‘The Infirm among the Fashionable’: A tale of fat bodies throughout history

None of what I’m about to say is ground-breaking. If we peel back the curtain ever-so-slightly on what the fashion industry has told us about fat people, it’s pretty clear. But it doesn’t mean we can’t have a fun little rant about it eh? Regardless of your body shape, it’s time to get angry at the fashion industry – let’s go.

CW: Fatphobia, rage-inducing history

Holding out for a Hero: Shrek the Musical Review

After being invited to see Shrek the Musical, I approached the evening with high hopes of reliving the magic of the DreamWorks film. What would the play include or remove? What would it add? How would it feel to see when the classic is so well-loved? These are some ogre-sized boots for it to fill!

All photography credited to Marc Brennercourtesy of the Shrek the Musical UK and Ireland Tour 2023-4