Entries by Anya Ryan

Lena review – stilted account of child star Zavaroni’s tragedy

Assembly, EdinburghErin Armstrong performs well as the 70s Scottish singer Lena Zavaroni but the show’s structure distracts from her anguishShe had everything: fame, fortune and barrels of talent. She was even set to be “the greatest singing talent sin...

I lived with an eating disorder. TV almost never got it right – until Heartstopper

Since a misjudged anorexia storyline in Skins, television has continued to glorify and glamorise eating disorders. I am so relieved that Netflix’s hit teen drama has finally got it rightWhen I look back at my teenage years, I remember being hungry. In ...