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Kate O’Donnell’s ‘You’ve Changed’

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Juliette Rowsell, The Gryphon’s Digital Associate, gives herself a break from website headaches, reviewing Kate O’Donnell’s bare-all performance in her play, You’ve Changed. In 2003, Coronation Street featured its first gay kiss. It is also the year that Kate O’Donnell, tonight’s host, decided to transition. At the heart of her heart-warming … Read More

In The Middle with Wolf Alice

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In 2012, Wolf Alice first gained airplay on Radio One after releasing a free download on Soundcloud. Five years later, and the band have had a UK number 2 album, sold out shows in 10 seconds, and have a film about them set to be released. But, despite this, “we … Read More

God’s Own Country Review

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Juliette Rowsell casts her thoughts on Francis Lee’s local masterpiece and why it we need it on our screens now, more than ever. It feels remarkable that Francis Lee’s directorial debut was written before the implications of last year’s Brexit referendum. A love story between a permanently-frowning farmer and a … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 14 Review and Analysis: An ode to David Bowie

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What. A. Dream. When Twin Peaks decides to make an impact, it comes hurtling at us in full force. This was an episode that shows the series’ skill in placing us within a shroud of smoke, meaning that even the most basic facts become disorientating. How did we never link … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 12: Review and Analysis

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If the three minute scene in episode 7 in which a man relentlessly brushed the floor of The Roadhouse was too much for you, then this week’s episode would have been a brushstroke (or few) too far  *Warning, this article contains spoilers* David Lynch can do no wrong. Quite literally: … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 11 Review and Analysis: The Return of the Cherry Pie

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Warning: this article includes spoilers, do not read unless you have been following Twin Peaks: The Return All is not what it seems in the poor old town of Twin Peaks. This week’s episode seamlessly flows from the horror-esque images of Hasting’s half mauled, half-chewed looking head to the dry-humour … Read More

RSC Salome Review

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Juliette Rowsell challenges the ambitious desires of Owen Horsley as he reshapes Oscar Wilde’s female-centric tale into an all-male performance reflecting, the struggle of its playwright. Salome has always been a play intoxicated with its own mystery. But tonight in Owen Horsley’s production of Oscar Wilde’s most serious play, this … Read More

Live Review: NME Under the Radar @ Omeara, London, 12/07/17

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If NME’s Under the Radar gig was about showcasing the latest up and coming talent, then the future looks bright. Packing out London’s beautiful Omeara venue, this was an evening of celebration: a celebration of talent, music, and diversity. Kicking off the evening was the London-based Anteros. In a genre … Read More

Single Review: Don’t Delete The Kisses by Wolf Alice

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Wolf Alice have always been a band of many colours, and the band’s latest single comes out on the softer end of the spectrum. If the band’s first single ‘Yuk Foo’ off of their forthcoming album ‘Visions of a Life’ was a deep shade of red, then ‘Don’t Delete the … Read More

The Maccabees Farewell Tour @ O2 Institute, 22/06/17

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‘So whose is this first Maccabees’ gig?’ energetic guitarist Felix White asks the 2,000 adoring fans in Birmingham’s dimly lit O2 Institute. As people raise their hands in the packed out venue, White scoffs, ‘well you’re a bit late to the party then, aren’t you!’ He has a point: in … Read More