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Bedfest 2024: Interview with ‘A Girl Gets Naked in This’

I had the lovely opportunity to sit down and talk about ‘A Girl Gets Naked In This’ with Isy, Catherine, and Nicole. The show originated as a production about sex…

Six books to read when you feel lonely

‘It is so effortless to let my loneliness defeat me’ (Susan Sontang, As Consciousness is Harnessed to Flesh: Diaries 1964-1980) There are a combination of factors that have contributed to…

Less than half of sexual misconduct cases upheld by university, FOI reveals

CW: Discussion of sexual assault The University of Edinburgh upheld 18 out of 44 cases of sexual misconduct investigated during the 2020/21 and 2022/23 academic years, a Freedom of Information…

Bedfest 2024 Spotlight: ‘Mary: A Gig Theatre Show’

On Thursday 1 February, Bedlam Theatre will be welcoming Rona Johnson’s creation of ‘Mary: A Gig Theatre Show‘ to its stage. This piece promises to be an engaging and exciting…

A Hind’s Daughter at the National Gallery

A bleak, skeletal winter’s landscape, expansive fields of cabbages, a young girl at work: Sir James Guthrie’s A Hind’s Daughter incorporates all the elements of the brutality of working country…

Book Review: Julia by Sandra Newman

George Orwell’s ‘1984’ is hailed as a ‘classic’ – from adolescent classrooms to book clubs, most have followed Winston Smith’s rebellion against the Big Brother, a not-so-subtle commentary on the…

Ghost buses: new electronic departure boards frustrate would be passengers

The City of Edinburgh Council has recently undertaken a £2.9m project to update the city’s bus stop departure boards with new LED screens, in an effort to improve passenger experience…

Review: EUSOG’s Little Shop of Horrors

There is something strange and interesting growing in Church Hill Theatre as Edinburgh University’sSavoy Opera Group returns with their production of Little Shop of Horrors, in bloom from 23 –…