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Should politics be in our pages?

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Sophie Wilson tells us her thoughts on whether a book should have an embedded political message. ...

In conversation with Winsome Pinnock: ‘One Under’ and the accessibility of theatre

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Winsome Pinnock has been described by the Guardian as ‘the godmother of black British playwrights’ – and for good reason. Her play ‘One Under’ has...

Atwood and Evaristo: two women, one prize

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The saying ‘sharing is caring’ has been around for decades- however, this is the first time it has ever been applied to 2019’s Booker Prize award for fiction, in the cases...

Hostile Environment – How Immigrants Become the Scapegoats

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Upon reading Maya Goodfellow’s carefully crafted compilation of shared experiences, my eyes were opened to a new terrain that is so rarely explored in the British news. It...

Poembox: Plant

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Joe Smith showcases his poetic skills as he takes over the poembox this week....

Poembox: Terrace on Terrace

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Cobble rippled pathways Swaying in a permanent wave underfoot Bespectacled with fragments of coloured glass A memory enjoyed, spent and discarded to the past Rooves melt away into...

Chicago by the Musical Medics: review

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I’m not a fan of musicals. Yes, I learnt all the words to Cats and Joseph at primary school, and I had a bit of a High School Musical phase, but that’s as far as my...

Daisy Jones & The Six: Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Choosing one favourite book for a bookworm is like choosing one favourite song: nearly impossible. Right now I’m interpreting ‘nearly’ as in ‘favourite book of 2019 so...

The Diary of Anne Frank @ People’s Theatre

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Katerina Vasilaki reviews the emotive portrayal of the life of Anne Frank at People's Theatre. ...

Shows worth going NUTS for

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The NUTS directors tell us all about their 6 upcoming shows set to hit venues across Newcastle. ...