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Sir Sean Connery, the first and in the eyes of many, the best James Bond. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1930, Thomas Sean Connery came from humble beginnings. His father Joseph was a factory worker and his mother, Euphemia, was…

We no longer have a choice. Either we become more eco-friendly, or pay the price. This is especially true when it comes to some of the environmental policies currently in effect, for example the 5p carrier bag charge in shops.…

Hamilton the musical

“Who lives? Who dies? Who tells your story?” are powerful lyrics that run throughout the musical Hamilton and it seems that Lin Manuel Miranda has told Alexander Hamilton’s story with award-winning success. Beware! There are spoilers ahead. With the premiere of Hamilton landing on…

The Backbench editorial team decided to take a (slight) break from political analysis and has come together to bring you some of our top recommendations for lockdown entertainment. Times are strange and unpredictable, but we believe you can always take…