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Daily Archives: 15th October 2012


Why I Love/Why I Hate

Claire Duffell and Holly Marshall-De Angelis tell us all about their favourite and least favourite musicals

The Mousetrap, whose 60-year performance anniversary is celebrated this year

Must see this week in Theatre: 22nd October-29th October

Josephine Lane previews theatre in Manchester for the week ahead.

Borderline Vultures. Photo: Christopher Matic

Bordering on insanity?

Harriet Leitch reviews new 360-degree theatrical experience ‘Borderline Vultures’, organised through the Lowry Theatre.

Action Palestine protest against Talya Lador-Fresher (deputy Israeli ambassador) visit to campus in 2010. 
Photo- The Mancunion

My Political Hero: Dr Swee

The 4ft 11inch surgeon and human rights champion

Christian Bale shines in American Psycho

Top Five: Scary Classics to prepare you for Hallowe’en

5 seasonal classics that guarantee goosebumps

The Pink Ladies in Grease: The Musical. Photo: Paul Coltas

Grease is the word… of the past

Jessie Cohen reviews touring musical Grease after its stop-off at the Palace Theatre last week.

A Clockwork Orange

What’s it going to be then, eh?

Sean Doherty lends an insight into an exhibition celebrating fifty years since Anthony Burgess’ controversial novel ‘A Clockwork Orange’ was first published.

A scene from one of the JB Shorts. Photo: Braínne Edge

Manchester’s finest at Joshua Brooks

Helen McCarthy reviews some of the JB Shorts at Joshua Brooks

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Investment pays off for Asian universities

Asian investment is seeing returns as the continent swiftly rises in the World University Rankings

Photo: Martin Klefas-Stennat

Are sexed-up club night themes damaging women?

Becky Montacute looks at the one-sided culture of sexualisation prevalent in student nights out

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The reality of being with a woman, by a woman

In response to Claudia’s experiences of two-woman relationships in the lifestyle section, an anonymous contributor offers an alternative perspective

UoM will be hoping to maintain their form for the rest of the season. Photo: Lisa Murgatroyd

Perfect start for University of Manchester men

The University of Manchester men’s rugby league first team claim a 32-22 win against MMU Cheshire