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Fringe Theatre

Not in Our Neighbourhood

As the ‘Me Too’ campaign still bombards international news and social media, Gilded Balloon and Tikapa Productions’ extraordinary piece Not in Our Neighbourhood displays the devastating and never-ending cycle of misery that sexual harassment, domestic abuse and violence can impose on women’s lives. The piece is based in a women’s refuge, a place where women who […]

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Fringe Theatre

Freeman

Freeman tells the powerful life-stories of six individuals, including William Freeman; the first African-American man to plead insanity as his defence. The minimalist staging allows the audience to focus their attention on the energetic and emotional performances delivered with each new character. The play is easy to follow despite being quite stylised due to the […]

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Theatre

Introducing: Oscar Wilde

In an ever-changing world, Oscar Wilde’s words never lose their meaning and significance. His stories are not only timeless 19th century classics, but also moving, comical and full of hidden teachings for life. The Irish playwright is known for his concise but powerful quotes, many featuring in his plays – such as “we are all […]

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Lifestyle Wellbeing

Surviving Christmas exams

The dreaded exam season is approaching. As the caffeine addiction starts again and the library is full 24/7, you begin to question why it was you continued with further education. Stress is looming and I am here to offer some advice. BBC One’s advice to students for getting through the exam period is to exercise. […]

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Review Science

Review: ‘Life with the hunters of the South Seas’

5*   On Thursday 5th October, The Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS) promised an inspiring speech from the expedition leader, writer and television presenter Will Millard. Even the title: ‘Life with the hunters of the South Seas’, sparked interest and intrigue. Just by reading up on Millards’ experiences on his website, it is clear to […]