Kevin Maxwell

Writer and advocate

A Night Full Of Song

A Celebration Of Musical TheatreThe AC Group bring their acclaimed concert A NIGHT FULL OF SONG to the world-famous Actor’s Church (St Paul’s) in the heart of theatre-land, Covent Garden ~ Sunday 16 November 7.30PM. With a live orchestra and featured soloists from London’s most prestigious Drama Schools, let them take you on an exciting journey through musical…

A Byron Hamburger … Well Done!

A few months ago, I wrote a blog about my experience with my dear friend Sara at Byron Hamburgers. Shortly after the post, the Founder of the company Tom Byng made contact with me. It was obvious from the start, that he cares deeply about the restaurants and the brand. So much so, that he went out…

Sex, Lies & Twitter … trapping Brooks Newmark

Today, a UK tabloid newspaper is running with the story that the Conservative MP Brooks Newmark has been “caught” sending naughty pictures of himself to another. So what? He won’t be the first, and most definitely won’t be the last. None of us apart from his wife and him know what’s happening in their marriage…

Black protestors seize Exhibit B

Prior to joining the police service, I used to perform a little. One of my last performances before becoming a police officer was at the Contact Theatre in Manchester, in a production for NITRO (the Black Theatre Co-operative). The show then toured. Having left the police, earlier this year I received an email from Nitro about…

Being a GREAT Uncle …

Before I was born, I was already an uncle to two. My eldest sister had her first two children, before I came into this world. The year of my birth, one of my sisters gave birth to a nephew – My Mum and sister, being pregnant at the same time. Over a decade ago, I became…

IF only we could clone PC James Simpson …

The British Police Service simply would be World ClassI learned today that Police Constable James (Jim) Simpson of the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) along with three other officers and a Community Support Officer have been awarded the top honour of a Jubilee Award at the UK House of Lords. I remember my first encounter with Jim back at…

#Warsi … the Lady’s NOT for turning!

I dislike all politicians equally, except for my Member of Parliament. But when I heard today that Baroness Warsi the senior Foreign Office minister had resigned over the conflict in Gaza, a bit of political hope crept into my cold heart. She too, is a former Chair of the Conservative Party. The current situation in Palestine has been…