Princess Cyd

Listed by Vanity Fair as one of the best films of 2017, Princess Cyd is a beautiful coming of age movie that strays from cliché and instead charms its audience with subtlety and warmth. A study of...

The Diary of Archie the Alpaca

Although it’s just past the festive season, The Diary of Archie the Alpaca is the perfect giftable pocket book for starting the New Year. The petite ‘diary’, spanning January to December from...

The White Bird Passes

Unlike so many classics, Jessie Kesson’s semi-autobiographical The White Bird Passes seems not to have stood the test of time. Set in 1920s Aberdeenshire, the Scottish novelist’s first work...

Dr Jekyll and Mr Seek

In light of the recent celebration of Robert Louis Stevenson day, The Student takes a look at Anthony O’Neill’s sequel Dr Jekyll & Mr Seek. Over 130 years after the original was published,...

EUSOG’s ‘Oliver!’

Compared with the claustrophobia of Bedlam, Pleasance Theatre offers a certain luxury of space, heating and opportunity for orchestra which most student spectators are likely unaccustomed to. Yet,...

The Little Library Cookbook

Who hasn’t dreamt of Bruce Bogtrotter’s chocolate cake in Matilda, Dr Seuss’ Green Eggs & Ham or even Paddington’s infamous marmalade? Part memoir, part cookery book, Kate Young’s The...