When Roald met Beatrix: why this Christmas special is a must watch

At a time of national crisis, we could all do with rediscovering the simple power of a bedtime story.

8 Dec 2020

There’s more to The Queen’s Gambit than chess

Cinema loves an orphan prodigy but how true to life is the trope?

18 Nov 2020
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Performance In "Hamilton" On Broadway

Why Hamilton’s ‘adoption’ may be more significant than we realise

The hero of the hit musical was an orphan who flourished because someone saw his potential as a child.

10 Jul 2020

Military Wives captures the lost joy of collective singing

It will be a long time before we can sing together again.

3 Jul 2020

Little Fires Everywhere only tells half the story about adoption

Adoptive father and foster carer Krish Kandiah on what the series gets right and wrong.

11 Jun 2020