Interview: Kwaku Mills on Dark Sublime, sharing a stage with Marina Sirtis and the revival of sci-fi

Star Trek actress Marina Sirtis will make her West End debut in sci-fi play Dark Sublime at Trafalgar Studios from June 25-August 3, having found fame as Counsellor Deanna Troi in 1990's cult show Next Generation for all seven years of its TV run plus four feature films. The Hackney-born actress portrays fading actress Marianna, [...]

Interview: World-renowned musician Nobuaki Fukukawa talks ahead of concert at Wigmore Hall

Ahead of an exclusive performance at London's Wigmore Hall on January 5, classical composer Nobuaki Fukukawa spoke to On The Beat about how he's chosen to challenge himself and what we can expect from the concert. Tell us about the Avex Recital Series and why you want to take part in it? "The Avex Recital Series [...]

Interview: Beans On Toast on what makes album number 10 special and how his music has changed over the years

Now ten albums and ten years into a career that has seen him firmly established as one of the most unique voices in UK music, Beans on Toast - aka Jay McAllister -  readily admits that new record 'Bird In The Hand' marks a momentous moment in his life - namely the birth of his [...]

Interview: Andre Skeete talks new show Rising and the impact of Cardboard Citizens on his life

The star of Cardboard Citizens' latest play hopes the production can make a positive change and revealed how the theatre company helped him develop as a person and an actor. Andre Skeete is currently starring in Cardboard Citizens' production of Rising by Femi Keeling, which charts the common tale of an offender leaving prison and [...]

Jealous Lovers Club – Playlounge, Joanna Gruesome and HAMAMAMA

OTB took an outing this week to Jealous Lovers Club at Clwb Ifor Bach to watch and talk to headliners Playlounge, supported by Joanna Gruesome and HAMAMAMA. Jealous Lovers Club is an indie/alt club night that takes place around Cardiff, providing great nights out with an alternative tinge. Coming soon: we will be covering Jealous Lovers [...]