TV Review: Cucumber, Banana and Tofu


Over the last couple of weeks you may have been slightly hypnotised by the vibrant and tongue-in-cheek adverts on Channel 4 and E4, unashamedly replete with phallic imagery, namely in the form of cucumbers, bananas and tofu. Which is exactly what they are advertising, not some vegan disaster of a smoothie recipe but Russell T. Davies’ new triptych More...

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By Robert Close On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

An Interview With Singer-Songwriter Dawn Landes

Dawn Landes is a Kentucky-born, Brooklyn based singer-songwriter. She is currently touring the UK with an EP of covers from artists including Roxy Music and Bruce Springsteen. Dawn’s last album, Bluebird received More...

By Hannah Thompson On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Opportunity for students to be involved with the Theatre in the Rough Festival-‘Coastlands’ project

Here’s a fantastic opportunity for all you arty types to get your creative juices flowing, but be quick as the deadline is coming up soon!     Funded by the Arts Council England and The Hemby Trust, More...

Two very different but well-crafted novels
By Alice On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

A Book is not just for Christmas

When one is entangled in the monotony of the post-Christmas revision period, any book becomes instantly more fascinating than Reading Greek: Grammar and Exercises! Nevertheless, there are two very different, books More...

The cast: Jennifer Essex, Adam Davies, Eleni Edipidi and Ross McCall.
By Joseph Hart On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

That’s Amore! Tmesis Theatre to Debut Winter Tour in Liverpool

Critically acclaimed physical theatre company, Tmesis, have announced a new production to open in the New Year. As its name suggests, That’s Amore, centres itself around love and all it encompasses; from chance More...

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By Alice On Monday, December 8th, 2014

A Bookworm’s Christmas Gift Suggestions

If, like me, you’re something of a bookworm and also if, like me, you always find it difficult to choose Christmas presents, especially for relatives or friends who don’t enjoy or have time for reading, then More...

Image courtesy of PurpleCoat productions
By Alice On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Titus Andronicus: a LUDS production of sex, politics, Romans & revenge

Titus Andronicus is one of Shakespeare’s less famous & popular plays.   Rape, multiple murder, mutilation, forced cannibalism, human sacrifice…a deadly cycle of revenge set against a bloody backdrop More...

By Hannah Thompson On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Preview: Winter Arts Market 6th-7th December

  This weekend will see the return of the fantastic winter arts market to St. George’s Hall, attracting visitors from Merseyside and further afield for a jam-packed weekend of arts and crafts. Run by Merseyside More...

By deanlockley On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Interstellar – A Review (SPOILERS!)

“Do not go gentle into that good night… rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Interstellar is a science fiction movie about love and time, starring Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) Brand (Anne More...

By Alice On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Review: ‘The Imitation Game’

Alan Turing   Biopics appear to be extremely popular in the film industry at the moment with Timothy Spall as the artist Mr Turner currently playing in cinemas and the upcoming The Theory of Everything about More...