Review: Nice Guy

Image Credit: Steve Pierce Coming out of the theatre on Tuesday night, the only word I could use to explain how I felt was ‘shell-shocked’. Nice Guy, a new musical about domestic abuse written by Sam Norman and Aaron King, manages to evoke real feelings of trauma in its audience, giving a small, yet important, […]

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Bullfinch years too late because police PC?

A leading member of Oxford’s Asian community has claimed that police should not allow concerns about appearing racist prevent them from action against sexual grooming rings. The police should “do their duty and we will applaud them” said Abdoul Rouf, chairman of the local Bangladesh Welfare Association. His comments come following a review of the […]

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Napier, Nolan & Nuance

It is not often that I am inspired to seemingly defend Catholicism’s stance on paedophilia – nor, indeed, to ostensibly offer a plea for paedophiles themselves. But this is what this is: apparently such an apologia. Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier purportedly felt the same impulse recently on the Stephen Nolan show, accused by the titular 5 Live […]

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