TV

The Euro Leagues

Hosted by Mina Rzouki with support from guests James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein and Julien Laurens, The Euro Leagues podcast makes its mark on what is a saturated market for sports related shows. Yet this is not the cliched drivel you would...

Throwback of the Week: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer first aired 20 years ago and it has passed the test of time. Just as a slayer comes around once in a generation, so does a show of this calibre. Intelligently written, witty throughout, and with incredible talent, this cult...

Big Mouth

Netflix’s Big Mouth provides a surprisingly accurate and honest portrayal of adolescence. The newest animated series on the block is about the trials and tribulations of going through puberty, following two young boys, Andrew and Nick, as they...

The Wire: humanising the marginalised

It is, confessedly, unforgivably unoriginal to say that The Wire is objectively one of the best pieces of art produced by mankind. But, often overlooked is the way that The Wire succeeds in making us see marginalised members of society as human. The...

Has The Great British Bake Off hit soggy bottom?

A ghost is haunting our television, and its name is Paul Hollywood. The piercing blue eyes that penetrate each naive baker’s soul are a steadfast reminder that The Great British Bake Off, in its new iteration of Channel Four, is much the same. For...

The decline of The Simpsons

‘You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain’ – Harvey Dent. The Simpsons, unfortunately, proves this statement to be true. This is not a revolutionary claim. It is widely acknowledged that The Simpsons...

The Student Newspaper 2016

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