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Robbie Williams: The Christmas Present – a big lump of coal ★

If you are unlucky enough to receive this album as a Christmas present, don’t even bother taking it out of its packaging. Inside will only be Robbie Williams’ failed attempt at redeeming his plummeting popularity in the music industry: 28…

PHOTOS: behind the scenes with the cast of Emilia

During one of their final practices, we caught up with the cast of Emilia for some candids photographed by Sebastian Mullen. … … … … … …

Emilia Review: ‘Clever Women’ Shine

Near the opening of the LSESU Drama Society’s production of Emilia, the oldest version of the title character proclaims: “we are only as powerful as the stories we tell.”  The telling of Emilia Bassano’s incredible life story features an all-female…

Your guide to December: film, tv, theatre, music, and books

Christmas is coming, and we’ve got the perfect guide of upcoming films, tv shows, theatre productions, music and books to entertain you on a cold winter’s night.  FILM For all the Star Wars fans out there, Star Wars: The Rise…

Frozen II – Stuck in the shadow of its predecessor ★★★

The only act of true love I need is my boyfriend taking me to see Frozen II on its opening night. In that truly magical way that only Disney can master, I spent nearly two hours lost in Idina Menzel’s…

The Beveridge Report 2.0: We went to Zoo

L-R: Morgan Fairless, Laura Zampini, Sebastian Mullen and Christina Ivey Once upon a time, we used to have a weekly report on the happenings at Zoo called The Beveridge Report 2.0 or simply The Beverage Report. For one time, and…

Your 2019 musical Advent Calendar, sorted

Advent calendars might be the best thing about December. The childlike joy of getting that daily chocolate is a reminder of home. As you move through each day, take a listen to these songs. Each has been tailor-fitted to the…

LSE Women: Tackling the stereotype of queerness in rugby

“It’s not gay if it’s rugby,” is a tactless phrase I’ve heard uttered multiple times by the Men’s Rugby team, usually after drunkenly kissing a comrade in Zoo. For Women’s Rugby, it’s a whole different field (you didn’t think I…

Arlo Parks: Arlo will go far(lo)

For our sad generation, Arlo Parks could be a shining light. She’s an emerging London-based artist who produces dreamy tunes that are perfectly compatible with London skies. While it may not be sad enough for your ‘sad boi hours’ playlist,…

Patsy – A heartbreakingly restorative story of sacrifice ★★★★

Nicole Dennis-Benn’s vivid portrayal of motherhood, racism, womanhood, and sexuality is the timely story of an undocumented immigrant, Patsy, who leaves her daughter behind in search of new opportunities in America, and hoping to reunite with Cicely – her former…

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