Meet John Hopley, the editor of Ink Pellet. He is a bit of a traditionalist (Jane Austen, the Brontes, Shakespeare, Dickens…) who is developing a love of modern teen fiction.
These are just some of our occasional musings on life in the arts world in Stage Whispers, the every day tale of everyday magazine folk…

  1. Film news: January 2015

    Film news: January 2015  

    Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts and Michael Sheen take on the latest big screen adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd. Scheduled for release in May the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Mulligan), who attracts three suitors: farmer Gabriel Oak (Schoenaerts), the reckless sergeant Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), and landowner William […]

  2. News


    It’s bizarre but true: Brian ‘boom boom’ Blessed has never before played King Lear on stage. True, true, true! Now that particular anomaly is set right with the actor’s debut in the role at Holy Trinity Church Guildford from January 17 for 25 performances. He will also be performing alongside his daughter Rosalind who will […]

  3. Beanstalk’s good work

    Beanstalk’s good work  

    A charity has been working hard to make sure children with reading problems are ‘secondary fit’. MALOU BENGTSSON-WHEELER from Beanstalk explains..

  4. Ink Pellet is 100

    Ink Pellet is 100  

    Happy birthday to Ink Pellet! Lesley Finlay gives a brief history of the magazine...

  5. Partners in drama: Trestle and Trinity

    Partners in drama: Trestle and Trinity  

    Working in perfect harmony all round drama expert, Holly Barradell, shares her experience of bringing key organisations together for the benefit of students...

  6. Pass it on: November 2014

    Pass it on: November 2014  

    Pass on this news to your colleagues....

  7. Noticeboard: November 2014

    Noticeboard: November 2014  

    The latest news from around the arts....

  8. Book review: The Fault in our Stars by John Green

    Book review: The Fault in our Stars by John Green  

    Astrid Finlay shares her love of The Fault in Our Stars...

  9. Exhibition news


    Keep up with a couple of big events this autumn...

  10. House of Illustration: art haven

    House of Illustration: art haven  

    The House of Illustration has finally opened its doors. LESLEY FINLAY took a sneaky peak at this little gem of a place...