Culture

Forever Words

Forever Words is a beautiful and loving tribute to the late Johnny Cash. It uncovers the reality behind the familiar and famous image of the ‘Man in Black’, revealing the funny wholly human man behind the persona.  If anyone is timeless it is...

Klimowski Poster Book

The average modern-day film poster, usually a garish montage of stars drowned in an excess of legally-required accreditation, is more closely associated with commercialism and mass reproduction than it is with any sense of artistic merit. This...

White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society

White Privilege for Dummies would perhaps have been a more appropriate title for Kalwant Bhopal’s study on white privilege. More fitting, at least, than The Myth of a Post-Racial Society, which makes it sound as though Bhopal’s work enlists a...

The Duke

What do an unfinished film script, a broken Royal Worcester porcelain figure of the Duke of Wellington on horseback and the refugee crisis have in common? Shôn Dale-Jones weaves all three together in his charmingly funny, earnest and poignant...

The Sorcerer

Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Sorcerer is something of an underdog. Despite success when it first appeared on the scene, it has been largely overshadowed by the enduring popularity of productions like The Mikado or HMS Pinafore. EUSOG’s decision to...

Hairspray

Hairspray’s popularity seemed to peak in 2007 following the release of a film adaptation which boasted a star-studded cast including John Travolta and Queen Latifah. The same year, the musical began its life on the West End, but since the end of...

Darke

Darke is a coming-of-age novel written by American author, Rick Gekoski, and tells the story of an old man who has excluded himself from society. Its journal style, and division into three distinct sections, gives more of an insight into how the...

The Student Newspaper 2016