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Katie Kirkpatrick


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Growing Pains: The Development of YA

The YA fiction boom really was its own mini cultural era. Gone are the days of passing a tattered copy of The Fault in Our Stars around your entire friendship group, but how does YA lit hold up today? And how did that cultural era affect the ‘young adults’ at its centre?

the peaches

"the table is rotting, and the house is rotting, and we are rotting too."

The Prom: rainbow lighting, James Corden & the stage-to-screen adaptation

After a year in which curtains have hardly left stage floors, The Prom gives theatre fans a much needed dose of gliz, glamour and cheese. Katie Kirkpatrick reviews.