Tag : Sean Hayes

Trespass establishes intrigue and pulls the audience slowly in

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Trespass is an original theatre piece conceived, written and produced entirely by the Wonky Spoon Theatre Company, in conjunction with the Little Leeds Fringe. Performed in stage@leeds’ Alec Clegg Room (a smaller, more intimate venue adjunct to the main stage), the more compacted space provided the perfect venue to compliment … Read More

Little Leeds Fringe Festival Preview

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Starting next week, Leeds will be getting its own taste of the fringe with the Little Leeds Fringe Festival, which will be running all week from Monday 23rd to Saturday 28th February. Since it began in 2012, the Little Leeds Fringe has been one of the top highlights on the … Read More

Oscar Round-Up: Best Director & Best Picture

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What makes the perfect Best Picture winner at the Oscars? If recent history is anything to go by, it’s a film which has once- in -a- generation levels of originality (The Artist), gripping technical proficiency (Argo) and a courageous, beautiful and haunting emotional and historical relevance (12 Years A Slave). … Read More

The Interview – should it have been made, and is it any good?

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Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s The Interview finally snuck into UK cinemas last Friday, arriving to a fairly muted reception – it just scraped a place in the UK top ten in last weekend’s box figures. It seems somewhat surprising it didn’t perform better, given the seismic controversy which preceded … Read More

Lorry driver in M62 crash: “I never drive careless”

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The lorry driver on trial for causing the death of Leeds student Bethany Jones in a motorway accident has spoken  out in court. First-year nursing student Jones was riding the mini-bus on a hen-night when they collided with a lorry. She died from her injuries. Kevin Ollerhead, 43, was asked by … Read More

Bellogate prank spams UCL emails

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An apparent email gaffe by UCL provost and former University of Leeds Vice Chancellor Michael Arthur has resulted in an online storm being dubbed ‘Bellogate’. A mysterious email containing only the word ‘bello’ was sent out to all 26,000 UCL students. This in turn resulted in a string of ‘reply … Read More

Uni experiences Internet blackout

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The University is currently experiencing an online blackout, with Wi-Fi service Eduroam out-of-order and access to the VLE disrupted. The problem has also affected access to student timetables via the UniLeeds app, and has apparently resulted in card payment machines not working, including those in the Union. An automated message … Read More

Student backlash to fascists on campus

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Students gathered on Wednesday evening to discuss whether they should form an Anti-Racist Society in light of actions by a neo-Nazi group. The meeting, which took place in the Parkinson Building, was formed in response to activity on campus by the fascist group National Action. A group of 14 individuals … Read More

Leeds No.1 For Media Graduates

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Leeds has been named the No.1 University for graduates working in the media according to a survey by LinkedIn. The poll was based on how successful recent graduates have been in landing desirable jobs in the media. Leeds beat other top Universities to land the top spot, including Oxford which … Read More

Suspect of Majestyk fire denies arson in court

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A suspect appeared in Leeds Magistrates Court this morning to deny starting the fire that partially damaged the iconic Majestic nightclub last Tuesday night. 32-year old Stuart James Jefferson, from Leeds, pleaded not guilty while appearing before District judge Roy Anderson. The case has now been sent to the Crown … Read More