“I hope I make it home” – Gorillaz live at the Lucca Summer Festival July ‘18

Image credit: Bill Ebbeson. Description: Damon Albarn performing in 2010. Japanese culture considers it rude for someone to greet the day’s weather with impractical choices of clothing. Who knows if Damon Albarn is comfortable offensively sweating it out in a long-sleeve omelette yellow sweater and jeans on a sluggish, sultry evening in the Tuscan city […]

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As You Like It – A review

The Canterbury Shakespeare Festival’s As You Like It – performed on a paved circle surrounded by patches of grass and an uneven wooden fence – offered a basic stage. While, at times this production directed by Sam Gaffney and James Nash surpassed its setting, often it matched it in terms of its lacklustre execution. Unfortunately, this […]

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What are reviews for?

When you take on the position of editor of any paper, you’re suddenly forced into taking a much more critical approach to a paper than you do when you simply idly pick up a copy of a paper to have a browse through. You have to take real are to consider font spacing, column width […]

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Review: Yesterday

Having never been to the Burton Taylor before, I’ll admit to finding the intimacy of the place slightly confronting. Especially since for the opening night of Yesterday, a musical with an all-female cast (well, a cast of three) there were a fair few empty seats. As the lights dimmed, I still had high hopes though. […]

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