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Saturday, January 19, 2019

The Glass Menagerie: A review

Last week saw Mermaids’ latest production come to the Byre Theatre — this time Tennessee Williams’ famous play The Glass Menagerie, directed by Manaal...

Gilbert & Sullivan society’s The Mikado: A review

This production of Mikado is a fiercely funny, satirical and self-aware operetta which mocks high society at almost all levels. The glee that it...

Don’t cancel your streaming subscription just yet

If ever you have found yourself scrolling through social media, you will have no doubt stumbled upon a tweet or a Facebook post that...

Rocky Horror: A review

“It’s astounding, time is fleeting, madness takes its toll…” By the time these familiar lyrics are sensuously uttered almost 30 minutes into the film, the...

‘Skelling’ author David Almond visits St Andrews

I read Skellig when I was in junior school myself. I remember being entranced with the concept, where the main character nurses a strange...

Debate: Are cookery books literature?

The broad topic of this debate embodies the age-old question of what constitutes literature? As a society, why do we view the complete works...

Killing Eve: A must-watch

Killing Eve has swept like a tornado across the television landscape on both sides of the Atlantic in recent weeks. Having seen the sensation...

Doctor Who regenerated after Rosa Parks episode

After an episode on Rosa Parks, Doctor Who now feels truly regenerated. At age 55 and with more quality TV to compete with than ever,...

It’s time to prepare your winter wardrobe

Now that Halloween is officially over, Christmas has started to come out of the woodwork. Along with Christmas music starting to be played, the...

A look back at October at the cinema

Ahh, autumn – where the colder nights and the array of festival-acclaimed titles finally making their way to cinemas give you the perfect excuse...