Polly Jean Harrison

News writer Polly specialises in fashion, theatre and the arts.

By Polly Jean Harrison | 06 Nov 2020

Discover the allure of the GoldenEye Resort, James Bond author Ian Fleming’s Jamaican bolt hole-turned-luxury Caribbean idyll

In a stunning oasis on the north coast of Jamaica, the GoldenEye estate is an extraordinary island getaway. Originally owned by Ian Fleming, the estate is now known as a private retreat for the likes ... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 03 Nov 2020

Rising star Harry Lawtey puts his money where his mouth is in new banking drama, Industry

Since graduating from the Drama Centre London in 2018, actor Harry Lawtey has built an impressive CV. His various credits span television, film and theatre, with roles in ITV’s Marcella, Ne... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 15 Sep 2020

The Singapore Grip’s breakout star Georgia Blizzard on filming JG Farrell’s satirical period drama

Rising star Georgia Blizzard is an Australian actor who has recently moved to London to pursue a career here after graduating from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. With roles in Marve... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 01 Sep 2020

Ferrari's Jane Reeve tells us why women should be more than passengers in the automotive industry

As Ferrari becomes the first car manufacturer – and first firm in Italy – to receive the Equal-Salary Certificate, chief communications officer Jane Reeve explains why women shou... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 17 Aug 2020

Michelin starred chef Fabio Ciervo shares his tips for cooking Italian dishes like a pro

When it comes to food, the Italians have it good. A YouGov study revealed last year that Italian food is officially the most popular cuisine in the world – with pizza and pasta taking the top sp... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 20 Jul 2020

Get ready for Japan’s ski season with these three top resorts

Though the 2019/2020 winter season ended abruptly in the middle of March, there is hope for the future as next year’s ski season is set to be one of the best. Global tourism is beginning to reco... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 17 Jul 2020

Why electric car accessories and charging points must embrace the same ethos of design and efficiency as futuristic EVs

Once considered something of an eco-warrior’s gimmick, electric vehicles have seen a tipping point in the last decade as even the biggest automotive brands embrace new electric technologies to a... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 15 Jul 2020

The Marriage of Cosmos: Heesen’s ground-breaking 80m Cosmos becomes the largest and fastest aluminium yacht ever built

Dutch shipyard Heesen has been creating innovative yachts since 1978 and has delivered more than 175 boats in that time. One of their custom yachts currently in-build, Project Cosmos, has taken the ne... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 09 Jul 2020

Bond Street’s Opera Gallery launches art matchmaking service after reopening with a new masterpiece exhibition

After closing three months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, London's Opera Gallery reopened on 4 July with a new exhibition featuring contemporary art from famed contemporary artists Damien Hi... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 08 Jul 2020

London’s historic Somerset House will reopen part of its arts centre to visitors

Somerset House, London’s working arts centre, is reopening part of its site to visitors on Thursday 16 July after a period of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The areas that will be open... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 07 Jul 2020

Swiss performance running brand On teams up with Roger Federer to release ultra-limited edition vegan tennis shoe through online raffle

Released on the 17th Anniversary of his first Wimbledon win, Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has collaborated with cult running brand, On, to create The ROGER Centre Court 0-Series, the company... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 07 Jul 2020

£1.57 billion support package announced to safeguard theatres and the arts

UK Government announces £1.57 billion support package to protect theatres and “Britain’s world class cultural arts and heritage institutions” during coronavirus pandemic. ... Read More