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We Need More Nights of “Twelfth Night”

Shipwrecked twins parted at sea. A duke scorned by the woman he pursues. A young woman in disguise, unable to profess her love for her master. A motley backdrop of drunk knights, a stern steward, a devious maid and a…

Mental Health and… Identity

Everyone’s mental health is different. No two people experience their environment in the same way, and so the pressures and difficulties we face at LSE are as diverse as the student body itself. This blog is an exploration of how…

Red Right Hand – Harry Barber: The Interview

It is fair to say that Harry Barber has been missed on a Wednesday. It is equally fair to say that Harry has missed his Wednesdays. He is a lad who loves both his football and his FC and so…

“The Marvelous Mrs Maisel” Dazzles A Second Time

Having stacked up eight Emmys, three Golden Globes and five Critics’ Choice Awards, it’s frustrating that people still need to be convinced to watch The Marvelous Mrs Maisel. But here I go again, doing my bit for humanity by promoting…

A sitdown with LSE’s ‘Mr Cardiff City’

“I’m quite fortunate to be doing such an enjoyable job. It’s quite surreal to be walking around the stadium and the tunnel with multi-million-pound celebrities.”

“The Mule” – An elderly Clint Eastwood carries this tale of regret and redemption

Much like Clint Eastwood’s directing career, the script of his thirty-seventh film, The Mule, takes delightfully unexpected turns. Every time it appears to have settled into a predictable routine, something quite unforeseen happens, like a swerve in the road which…

Gay, Lesbian, Queer, Bi?

I’m gay. It’s a Friday afternoon, and as I stand in front of a crowd of teenagers, the words echoing in my head, my stomach flips. No one in this room knows me, but the paranoia of people knowing is…

Just how good has Andy Murray’s career been?

The sheer fact that his career is as successful as it is, is remarkable given that he played in an era with the finest players of all time.

Gay All Your Love On Me

Why Mamma Mia’s gay appeal runs deeper than shirtless guys and sequins I was raised on ABBA’s music. My parents owned lots of CDs, but after my brother destroyed them by lining them up and stepping on them, we mostly…

Open Book: Mental Health and… Socialising

Everyone’s mental health is different. No two people experience their environment in the same way, and so the pressures and difficulties we face at LSE are as diverse as the student body itself. This blog explores how people from all…