Author: Natasha Kondrashova

LUDS ‘Bouncers’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

This year, the Liverpool University Drama Society are taking the John Godber classic Bouncers up to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Whether you know it from doing drama at school or from seeing one of its many adaptations of the past thirty years, the familiarity that this play persists to have with our everyday lives and inevitable ‘night out’ culture becomes ever more evident upon seeing this production. Bouncers is the story of a Great British night out with all of its perpetrators, retold through the one medium that can really tell it like it is – the medium of...

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The Liverpool Revue’s Edinburgh Fringe line-up

It’s nothing less of an honour to be reviewing The Revue – a group of talented performers, from the University of Liverpool, that can induce inevitable laughter in you throughout their whole performance; addressing literally every possible topic that could tickle your fancy. The Liverpool Revue has a highly polished format – a line-up of five comics, selected carefully for their wit, who have worked together all year to create a refined sketch-peformance combo that will leave you craving more. The Revue, regulars at the Fringe, are heading up north after a series of very strong and well-attended performances...

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SRO election results: the Guild is getting a Turner ’round

Today, after a hard week of campaigning, the results night of Liverpool Guild of Students SRO elections was held at Hope University Creative Campus – an architecturally beautiful place, hosted by Liverpool John  University. Next year’s Liverpool Guild of Students’ Student Representative Officers will be Sean Turner, Ananda Mohan, Yasmin Gasimova and Oba Akinwale. Sean Turner  elected as President and Ananda Mohan coming in second as Deputy. With plenty of crying, hugging and alcohol around, the candidates were announced, the newly-elected SROs and their teams storming out for a cigarette or drink at the bar before facing the inevitable...

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SRO candidates 2016: on why they’re running

We caught up with this year’s candidates running for Student Representative Officer and asked them the big questions, to be revealed to you throughout this election week, as an addition to the information in their manifestos. In this second installment, we asked the candidates: ‘Why did you decide to run for SRO?’ And here are their answers…   George Trier English, 3rd year G: I’ve been involved in the Guild for years and, you know, I’ve seen the way in which it works, ways in which it’s strong, and I’m very excited about some of the ways it does...

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SRO candidates 2016: on what they can realistically achieve in 1 year

We caught up with this year’s candidates running for Student Representative Officer and asked them the big questions, to be revealed to you throughout this election week, as an addition to the information in their manifestos. In this first instalment, we asked the candidates: What do you realistically think you can achieve in one year? And here are their answers…   George Trier English, 3rd year G: In one year? I think a lot of the candidates this year, because no one’s re-running, they’ve had to sort of bear down on our policies. I don’t think the integration of international...

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