James Hanton

James edits the TV & Radio section of The Student. He also contributesto film, lifestyle and music. He won a Best Article Award in December 2016 for his feature about Universal Monsters, and also writes for Starburst Magazine UK. James was also part of The Student‘s review team for the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He is normally spotted either in the library labouring over Social Anthropology readings, or at the Auld Hoose demolishing a mountain of beef chilli nachos.

The Evolution of Horror

Podcaster. Producer. Maestro of horror movie analysis. If Mike Murcer sounds like someone who would be found deep in the depths of Banshee Labyrinth with a pint and a good book, The Evolution of...

My Secret Sex Fantasy

Imagine if Fifty Shades of Grey was a documentary with multiple plot threads, and you would arrive at something resembling Channel 5’s My Secret Sex Fantasy. The ‘sex experts’ are summoned to...

Bad Luck Cabaret

Musician. Entertainer. Fan of black and yellow safety tape. This pretty neatly describes Laurie Black in her show Bad Luck Cabaret, an hour full of musical numbers and guest performers, as well as a...

A Clockwork Orange

Anthony Burgess’ novel A Clockwork Orange was controversial to say the least when it was published in 1962, with an equally controversial film adaptation from Stanley Kubrick following nine years...