Tag : Jennie Pritchard

News | No Yolk battling the Eggheads

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A team of seven students performed eggcellently during filming for an episode of the BBC’s quiz show Eggheads last week. The ‘Haute Quizine’ team facing the brain scrambling eggsperience consisted of Max Bruges, Nick Gandy, Matt Fisher, Tom Goldie and Christian Mannsaker, with Jennie Pritchard as the reserve. The “general … Read More

Food | Gastronaut – Cross Keys

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If you worm your way through the city centre, under the train station, over the canal and into the edges of Holbeck, you may find yourself thinking you’ve strayed too far from the path. The tallest skyscraper in Yorkshire looms over you on one side, and a wasteland cum car … Read More

Food | Gastronaut – LS6 Cafe

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Where to start with LS6? Leeds students are well and truly blessed when it comes to this marvellous little cafe. Residing in Hyde Park Corner it is but a stone’s throw from most of our houses and just 10 minutes from campus; convenient is an understatement. But even LS6 was … Read More

TV | Raised by Wolves – Just what comedy is howling out for

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It is nothing short of miraculous that Raised by Wolves got commissioned, even for a just a pilot. But that isn’t meant as an indictment. For despite some rough edges, this half-hour sitcomcom written by Caroline and Caitlin Moran is properly original and thoroughly enjoyable. It’s appearance is hard to … Read More

Food | Gastronaut – Roast + Conch – So much more than a wonka-esque experience

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One could be forgiven for imagining that a restaurant opened by Hotel Chocolat is going to be a Wonka-esque conglomeration of chocolate into every meal. Though Roast + Conch are keen to stress that you’re not going to find chocolate soup, chocolate spag bol, followed by more chocolate for dessert on … Read More

Theatre | Titus Andronicus – Flawlessly horrific

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photo: Theatre Group Titus Andronicus is an ambitious project. In an early attempt of Shakespeare’s to replicate the revenge tragedies popular at the time, the eponymous Roman general engages in bloody battle with Tamora Queen of the Goths, which sees almost every character gruesomely murdered. The play relies on gory … Read More

Theatre Group | A Chorus of Disapproval – The perfect remedy for November blues

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image: Theatre Group There’s nothing quite like a farce to lift your spirits on a damp, miserable November evening, so TG’s adaptation of Alan Ayckbourn’s play could not have come at a better time. In that essay stress, mid-term lull, what you really need is a story about an incompetent … Read More

The Interview | Graham Linehan

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As the last ever episode of the IT Crowd aired last week, writer, director and all round comedy legend Graham Linehan speaks to Jennie Pritchard about Twitter wars, TV criticism, and why he just doesn’t want to go it alone anymore. When I tell Graham Linehan that my mum has … Read More

Food | Life hacks for Freshers

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Life as a Fresher is hard: you’re in a small space with people you don’t know and you’re now (probably) desperately poor. Well fear not. LSi is here to share some great ideas to save money, keep yourself looking sexy, and generally improve your life. Enjoy! 1. Use bulldog clips … Read More

What's On: Count Arthur Strong

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Are TV reviewers on a mission to discredit British TV comedy? I only ask because the alternative is an even more depressing scenario – some critics just can’t be bothered to do their homework. Ultimately this makes them no better than the idiots of twitter who declare shows to be … Read More