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Comedy Fringe

Police Cops: Badass Be Thy Name and Police Cops in Space

Police Cops – Badass Be Thy Name Manchester, 1999. Tommy is an ordinary clerk in an ordinary call centre, leading a very ordinary life. But all is changed when he sees a vampire and a vampire-hunter on one of his nights out at the club.  Multiple flaws and mistakes give out the fact that the […]

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Fringe Theatre

Fatty Fat Fat Review

The first thing you realise about Katie Greenall’s Fatty Fat Fat is that it is primarily a documentary. Yes, it has creative, theatrical aspects and is put in the form of comedy. But it has a very clear message and is based on one person’s real-life experience.  This is Greenall’s first show, which she wrote […]

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Comedy Fringe

Niall McCarthy: The Duality of Man Review

The Duality of Man, written, directed and produced by Niall McCarthy seems very promising from the flyer. . Indeed, some of the jokes are simply hilarious and show the potential of the show. However, sadly, the jokes that show the potential do not complement the work that has to be put in to realise that […]

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Film Reviews

The White Crow

In Russian, “white crow” is an idiom which means that someone is different, an outcast. The White Crow tells the story of the outstanding Rudolph Nureyev, a ballet and contemporary dancer and choreographer from the Soviet Union. The biopic focuses on the beginning of his international career and his tour to Paris in 1961, before […]

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Art Culture

Toulouse-Lautrec at Scottish National Gallery

Paris at the end of the 19th century was known as the ‘city of pleasure’ famed for its cabarets, cafés and dance halls. Montmartre was particularly full of these spots, which were also considered bohemian and intellectual. It is there where Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec lived, worked and socialised. The exhibition provides a good insight into […]