Tammy, 30, founder and Caroline, 27, co-founder discuss the importance of their workshops and Korean culture in London. Reporter: Chelsea Jobe | Sub-editor: Martina Di Gregorio Sweat-soaked students spilled out of Abacus Studios to catch their breath. They had been learning a dance routine before I had arrived. Monster by South Korean boy group EXO. Speaking to Tammy, the founder of London K-Pop Dance Workshop, I asked why she started dance workshops specifically for Korean Pop music. "I wanted to learn a particular K-Pop dance so I looked on YouTube for videos. There were a lot of covers online and I didn’t realise it was a thing. I thought some of these people are doing it wrong, not that I know it but from watching it over and over again I was sure they were doing it wrong.
Blunt brilliant, plot not so… Reporter: Ryan Elliott | Sub-Editor: Raynor Fry We’ve all been there. You and a group of friends head to the cinema to watch an adaptation of a well-received book, with an air of expectation and anticipation cloaking all present. Time passes by, and before you know it, the flick comes to a finish. You, as well as others, begin offering critique to one another about what you’ve just watched, and of course, THAT friend pipes up. “The book was better,” They’ll say. How cliché. Here’s the thing though – they’re quite possibly correct. The Girl On The Train sadly became a classic example, and though Paula Hawkins’ book was a New York Times Best Seller, the film struggled for direction and substance from the word go. The film follows
Reporter: Raynor Fry | Subeditor: Martina Di Gregorio Joshua Benjamin, a 22-year-old musician from a small village in Hertfordshire, who now resides in London, is gifted in singing and playing the piano, guitar and drums, with the piano being his main instrument, describes his sound as alternative R&B. He writes, records and produces all of his own tracks that are noticeably of high quality despite his lack of professional help being an unsigned artist. I asked him a series of questions to understand what it is like to be an aspiring musician in this difficult industry especially when you’re unsigned. Click on the YouTube link below to see the interview. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfV-3lOFliQ
How quickly life can change… Reporter: Ryan Elliott | Sub-Editor: Alex Clement Since it first aired on The BBC back in 2003, Traffic Cops UK has gone on to assert itself as a popular late night British turn-to show. Albeit, we don’t lose sleep in the run-up to the release of a new series, but if there’s nothing else on, it’s always there. Now into its 14th series – the show’s focus is simple, yet satisfying to watch. Camera crews follow police in their pursuit of criminals around The United Kingdom, leading to some outrageous footage. We’ve seen drink drivers, hit-and-runners and more than a fair share of other law breakers over the years, but the question stands – what is it actually like to be the antagonist in this situation? We caught up with a young man (who asked to remain anon