• How it Should Have Ended: Jane Eyre, Frankenstein, Harry Potter

    A podcast where we debate our favourite novels with the worst endings… and how we think they should’ve ended. Tune in to hear us debate why Plain Jane should’ve stayed single, what a terrible father Victor Frankenstein was and the seemingly last-minute decisions made by JK Rowling which confused...
  • Scrapbook: Top 5 Gothic Novels

    The Gothic genre is making a big comeback of late with numerous film and TV series taking inspiration from and adapting literature to meet its fanbase. But where did it all begin? Here at Impact we argue why these books are timeless. After all, there’s a reason they’re called ‘classics’…...
  • Scrapbook: Most Hate-able Narrators

    As students we do a lot of reading – English students especially are renowned for the amount of time they spend with their nose buried in a good book. Yet though there is a great deal of literature that we love, there’s the occasional book that’s simply downright twisted...
  • Arts Feature: Do you know the Brontë Brothers?

    Unless you are a literature student specialising in the 19th-century gothic genre – you probably aren’t familiar with the names Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, no? Try Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë… hopefully these ring a bell (pardon the pun). The sisters are responsible for some well-known novels such...
  • Halloween Cocktails in Nottingham

    With Halloween just around the corner, it is time to grab your mates and zombie march into Nottingham centre for some deathly delicious drinks. We have compiled a list of the best places to get your dose of everything that’s boozy and goes bump in the night. Revolution –...
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde @ Nottingham Theatre Royal

    Adapted by David Edgar and directed by Kate Saxton, the infamous tale of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde has been electrified on stage in this production. A haunting, dramatic and disturbing play, it explores the hidden evils behind the façade of middle class 19th century London. Like other classic...
  • 200 Years of Frankenstein

    On 1st January 1818, an unknown author called Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley anonymously published a novel entitled Frankenstein; Or, the Modern Prometheus, and changed the world of fiction as we know it. The book is often heralded as the beginning of the science fiction genre, and it sparked countless adaptations...