Liam Williams: The Philip Larkin of British Comedy

Liam Williams: The Philip Larkin of British Comedy

Ed Cripps  16.01.2014
Liam Williams is the most soulful, daring, intellectually unabashed young comedian in the country. His Foster's-nominated debut hour, which...
The Bible for Non-religious People, Part Five: Someone Else's Words to Shout or Sing

The Bible for Non-religious People, Part Five: Someone Else's Words to Shout or Sing

Ben Whitnall  13.01.2014
The Bible can function in the same way as your favourite novel, poem, movie script or soundbite-friendly pop scientist. You don't have...

An Open Letter to Mark Grist

Samara Jundi  13.01.2014
A friend of mine recently sent me the video for Mark Grist's spoken word poem "Girls Who Read". I know that it's been around for a while...

Brand New Ancients - 4 Stars - The Young Vic‏

Pete Strauss  7.01.2014
Tempest shuffles onto the stage with a kind of affable apprehension and informally introduces us all to the show, keen to emphasise that...

The Arrival of Poetry

The London Magazine  19.12.2013
The arrival of poetry is catastrophic. You are seized by indescribable wonder and an equally incomprehensible terror. You face a blank...

Pussy Riot Will Soon Be Free... Speech in Russia Will Not

Cathal Sheerin  19.12.2013
Whilst the amnesty granted to the two imprisoned members of Pussy Riot - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Mariya Alekhina - is to be welcomed,...
Bullet Point

Bullet Point

Ezra Tafari Rose  20.11.2013
I used to braid my great granny's Jamaican head of hair. That's when my daddy noticed I was queer. That's the time my big brother started...
Online-publishing Teenagers Create a Whole New Meaning for Poetry

Online-publishing Teenagers Create a Whole New Meaning for Poetry

Alix Long  1.11.2013
Even when we lose all hope in our seemingly hopeless race of humanity, there is still a flickering and poignantly strong light at the end...
Funny #NationalPoetryDay Tweets

Funny #NationalPoetryDay Tweets

Andrea Mann  3.10.2013
It's Poetry Day So we're searching on Twitter For tweets that do rhyme And will make us all titter And if you are trying To write some...