About Me

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I am a freelance film and TV critic, journalist and broadcaster, from Doncaster and London, of mixed British and North African heritage.

 

My work can be found at:

Variety, Porter, BBC Culture, Sight & Sound, Time Out, Empire, i paper, The Guardian, Evening Standard, British GQ, Yahoo Movies, Dazed, Esquire, Independent, Stylist, Syfy, Joe, Elle US, IGN, Total Film, Red, Games Radar, Shortlist, The New Scientist, The Big Issue and Grazia.

I have appeared as a critic and commentator on Sky News, Sky Cinema, Channel 5 News, BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio 1 and TALKradio. 

I am a seasoned Q&A host for Curzon, MTV UK, BFI and BAFTA as well as the co-host of the Fade to Black podcast.

As well as writing about and discussing the latest film and TV releases, I specialise in topics concerning representation and diversity in front of and behind the camera.

I am also the co-founder of The First First Club a cinema event series championing the debut films of established and emerging filmmakers.

I am available for commission for reviews, interviews and long-form features as well as hosting gigs and live broadcast opportunities.

Education

2010-11 / MASTERS DEGREE

City University London

Broadcast Journalism

2006-09 / UNDERGRADUATE  DEGREE

University of Nottingham

American and English