Doyle Brunson: Crushing it at 88

An accomplished college basketball player and middle-distance runner with great potential, Doyle Brunson appeared to have a successful sporting career ahead of him until a summer job in a gypsum plant in the 1950s changed that trajectory immeasurably and ultimately gave rise to perhaps the greatest legend the world of professional poker has seen. With…

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Bruce Lee: The Legend of the Dragon

One of the earliest recollections I have as a teenager took place more than 45 years ago, probably due to the 1974 miner’s strike and the “three-day week” which interrupted lessons at our school. For some reason I can’t recall we were sent to the youth club attached to the school premises, where staff had…

Jurassic star at Wales Comic Con

Into its second decade, Wales Comic Con is now an established fixture in the programme of events taking place at Glyndwr University and will draw an impressive array of media personalities to Wrexham at the end of April, with Richard Dean Anderson, Sam Neill, Kiefer Sutherland and Ron Perlman just some of the household names…

Dressing to impress at CosXPo 2019

A big hit when it was held at Reading University last year, CosXPo returns to the campus from 5-6 April this year with workshops, panels, cosplay lab, photo ops and the CosXPo championship. The championship will take place on Saturday, 6 April, and cosplayers will have the opportunity to show off their dazzling costumes and…

Motown classics on the road

Based on the autobiography of the record label’s founder Berry Gordy, Motown: The Musical premiered on Broadway in April 2013 and has been playing at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre since February 2016. Featuring classic hits by the likes of Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye, the production tells the story of the man who broke down barriers…