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Edinburgh and Manchester team up to test new male contraceptive

The prospective male contraceptive gel, known as NES/T, works in a similar way to the women’s combined pill. It’s a hormone-based treatment containing progestogen, which influences the pituitary gland and causes a reduction in the production of follicle stimulating hormone – a key component in the making of sperm. The gel also contains amounts of […]

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Fringe Interview

An interview with Katie Norris & Sinead Parker

Comedy sketch due Katie Norris and Sinead Parker have brought their show Norris & Parker; Burn the Witch to the Edinburgh Fringe this year following their successful 2017 show See You at the Gallows. The Student managed to catch up with them quickly to ask some questions about the show and their experiences of performing together.   […]

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Interview – Theatre unlocked

Catherine Cranfield is a writer/director working with the Manchester-based Theatre Unlocked. They are performing her two-woman play, Flushed, at this year’s Fringe Festival. The Student had the opportunity to ask her a few questions about the show, and what the future looks like for Theatre Unlocked. How long has Theatre Unlocked been performing together? Theatre Unlocked has […]

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Fringe Interview

Interview: No Door Theatre Company

An Evening with the Voices in Annie’s Head is the creation of the Manchester-based No Door Theatre Company. The Student sat down with producer Georgia Affonso, director and writer Sarah Teale, Stella Ryley and Dominic Varney, who play the characters Annie and Ken respectively. They were asked about how the production is close to their […]