Zehra Jafree
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Sam Rippon on Drama Society and dramatic life choices

Third-year Politics and History student Sam Rippon is well-known in LSE creative circles for his pivotal role in LSESU Drama Society of which he’s been President for the last two years. As his time at LSE draws to a close,…

Sex Education Season 2 – a letdown expected for a first-timer, not a second

Sex Education season one was pretty great. I remember it being good-looking, sexy, cool, aware, and honest, whilst, yes, giving the teenage experience a little too much credit. I didn’t leave my teenage years all that long ago. I certainly…

Call Me When You Get This: In conversation with Sebastian Mullen

Call Me When You Get This premiered on the 31st of January 2020. Second-year IR student Sebastian Mullen wrote, starred in, co-edited, and co-directed the film alongside his sister Sophie-Anne. I was lucky enough to see it prior to its…

Worst musical of the decade: Spider-Man Turn off the Dark

There is nothing in the world I wish I had seen live more than Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark — and I missed seeing Beyonce in 2009 because I was fighting with my mum. A Spider-Man musical, how fucking iconic. …

Best musical of the decade: Hamilton

I originally was going to talk about the best and worst play of the decade. I wanted to rave about something artistically mind-blowing, like Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. It’s a great show. If you haven’t yet,…

Condragulations to RuPaul UK Season 1 ★★★★

RuPaul’s Drag Race has landed in the UK and is making Drag Race history. The finale was last Thursday, and what a finale it was – whether your fave won or not – it was one for the books.  I…

Race and sexuality: Stop it. Weirdo.

LSE is one of the most international universities in the world, and interracial couples aren’t uncommon – don’t get me wrong, I think this is a good thing. It only starts to get icky when someone says something like “My…

Enron: Applaud for Fraud

Dinosaurs, scandal and the stock market: what more could you want? The LSE Drama Society opens the year in style. An energy company as the subject matter shouldn’t scare anyone off. It’s deeply, darkly funny and most importantly, accessible.  The…

Living with Yourself – thank you, next. ★★

Netflix does television insanely well. Anyone who has asked me about Sex Education or The End of the F****** World knows I feel strongly about this.  But don’t make the mistake of taking in these master-shows and putting blind faith…

The One Where the World Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Friends

25 years ago on 22 September the world witnessed the birth of one of the most iconic sitcoms of all time – Friends. Since then, we have followed the fast-paced lives of 6 adults in their mid-twenties as they struggled…