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Music

Olivia Rodrigo debuts Sour

★★★★ Olivia Rodrigo’s album ‘Sour’ is one of the best things to have happened to young people this year. A year that saw them locked into a cage of their own pubescent monkey-minds with “online” school and toxic social media as their main line of communication.  Rodrigo is the youngest female singer to top the […]

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TV

Killing Eve: Series Three Review

Warning: the following review contains spoilers.   The announcement of the third series of Killing Eve in March made the idea of going into lockdown a little bit better. Musing on memories of female rage, fluffy pink ballgowns and a beheading by Sandra Oh, I felt relatively cheery. But two months and one season later, […]

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Think the ‘track and trace’ app will save us? Think again

NHSX, the technology and data unit of the national health service, is testing a ‘track and trace’ app on the Isle of Wight this month in the hope that it could slow the spread of Covid-19 and ease lockdown measures. This centralised approach is the result of interesting speculation about balancing the app’s efficiency with privacy. […]

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Culture Theatre

“A romcom that has cynicism, suspense, and depth”: EUSC’s As You Like It review

Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company presents William Shakespeare’s As You like It with realism and humour – just as we like it, indeed. Banished from court by the authoritarian Duke Frederick (Peter Morrison), the characters flee to a forest where they pursue love, marriage and joy. It sounds simple, but thankfully, director Michael Zwiauer ensures the […]