• Ancient Theatre Through Modern Eyes – Looking At Medea, Circe And Helen From A Feminist Perspective

    Jasmin Lemarie Throughout the history of theatre, plays have been dominated by white, middle-class men who always have the space on the stage to tell their stories. Stretching back to Ancient Greece, where democracy was first founded, it’s easy to see that women had a specific role to play;...
  • ‘Obscure’ – November Creative Showcase

    Maddie Craig, Georgia Hamblett, Sarah MacAllan, Cora-Laine Moynihan & Alex Tyndall With the winter months closing in and the temperature getting colder, our contributors reflected on the word ‘obscure’ for our November Creative Showcase. OBSCURE My thoughts are written in white, My mind is like a Rubik’s Cube refusing...
  • Why It’s Important That ‘Granny Crafts’ Are Making A Comeback

    Rowan Cothliff Typically we associate such things such as knitting, crochet and sewing with the older generations who we may argue have the time to master these fine crafts. Yet, it appears that these skills are becoming more and more popular within the younger generations leading to fantastic modern...
  • An Interview With Harriet Frosh, Author Of ‘Space Taxis’

    Jerome Gerada Harriet Frosh is a current University of Nottingham English student and literary critic who has, more recently, become a published author. Her first novel, Space Taxis, co-written with her father, Adam Frosh, is a science-fiction fantasy tale that traverses different worlds, making for an all-round out-of-this-world reading...
  • Scenic Spots To Create Art Around Campus

    Phoebe Raine If you didn’t apply to Nottingham purely for the vast green expanses, gorgeous little gardens and glistening lake, then you certainly stay in Nottingham for these things. Whilst the geese are terrifying in their swarms, and the Trent building a confusing maze, both are still beautiful in...
  • Please Take Your Seats (In The Comfort Of Your Own Home)

    Matthew Bird There’s a special feeling when the houselights dim and the curtains lift. There’s a stirring in your stomach and a prickling of goosebumps as the orchestra performs the overture as a taste of what’s to come. The show is about to begin. Sadly, the pandemic has led...
  • Interview With Rob Temple – Author Of ‘Born To Be Mild’

    Melina Williams Rob Temple, an alumnus of Nottingham University, found his success through his So Very British Twitter page and subsequent Very British Problems publications. Born to be Mild is his most recent work: a slightly different piece in the form of a humorous, relatable memoir taking the reader...