Book Review: Frankissstein // Jeanette Winterson

Frankissstein is an ambitious attempt to tell two stories whilst asking questions about identity and personhood. Whilst it comes close to success in its first objective, its second is a resounding failure. Despite failing to meaningfully engage with any of its targeted topics, though it does at times coming tantalisingly close, it is still an […]Read More

Theatre Review: Elevate // Open Theatre

Elevate, which showed at the Pyramid Theatre at Leeds University last week, made use of space and character in a bold and interesting way, with fantastic results. This should come as a surprise to nobody; the range of societies and groups putting on shows at the university are developing a well deserved reputation for their […]Read More

Theatre Review: The Aventures of Time Warp Tammy // Open

The Adventures of Time Warp Tammy, written and directed by Céline Nyssens, was a fascinating exploration of mental health, isolation and the commitments we all have to each other. Above all, though, it was a critical examination of the tendency for straight white men to see themselves as a protagonist whilst everyone else’s feelings, thoughts […]Read More

Some Men Just Want to Watch the World Burn: What’s

Today may well go down in history as the day that the final nail went into our planet’s already rotting coffin. A shock result  has returned the right wing Liberal-National Coalition to government in Australia. This is terrible news for everyone, everywhere. Scott Morrison, the man to be returned as Prime Minister, is an avowed […]Read More