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Culture Festival Fringe Theatre Theatre

A Day at the Beach — Review

Venue: Online Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Opening with the eerie first verse of the song aptly named “Get Ready for the Apocalypse” (by Astrometrics), A Day at the Beach is quick to subvert its breezy title. Instead, the fifty-five-minute show litters a robust comedic base with philosophical questions and a meta absurdism, which makes for an entertaining, […]

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iPlayer breaks records, but does this justify the licence fee?

It has been a good year for BBC iPlayer. The BBC’s on demand service saw its most popular year in 2017, with 272 million shows being streamed every month. iPlayer’s usage has grown eleven per cent compared to 2016, boosted by the introduction of several box sets such as Peter Kay’s Car Share which, for […]