Dance Critic, Guardian
Guardian dance critic - currently writing book about women and the 1920s (Macmillan)
guardian.co.uk — Is the Royal Ballet failing young British talent? Over the weekend, former ballerina Bryony Brind expressed her shock that the company now has just one British woman and two British men among its 21 principals. With the company dominated by foreign talent, Brind believes that a whole generation of young British dancers are lacking the inspiration of a homegrown star such as Darcey Bussell.
guardian.co.uk — Fewer than one in five presenters at major broadcasters over the age of 50 are women, a new study reveals. Research compiled from figures taken from the main UK broadcasters found that just 18% of presenters over 50 are women.
guardian.co.uk — Eighties fashion gave us many things - batwings, shoulder-pads and big hair among them. Then there were style magazines, publications dedicated to the young and the cool, long before the word "hipster" entered the mainstream.
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