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Grace Sharpley finds the sketch group Kitten Killers have a lot of funny things to say and sing about contemporary sexuality

Grace Sharpley // 4 February 2016

Categories: Comedy, Reviews

HindsHinds hit hard

After listening to their debut album, Holly Martin is first in line to join Hinds’ girl gang

Holly Martin // 3 February 2016

Categories: Music, Reviews

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Kat Wootton reviews The Sex Myth by Rachel Hills and explores the fascinating links between sex and identity

Katherine Wootton // 2 February 2016

Categories: Books, Reviews

Steven_Avery_1985 - edit - sqBeautiful dead women

Ailsa Bristow looks at Making a Murderer as part of a broader cultural trend in which women’s deaths are fetishised and made into a spectacle, while the women themselves are erased

Ailsa Bristow // 26 January 2016

Categories: Reviews, Television

10082087-high_res-dickensian - squareDickensian fails to meet great expectations on female characterisation

D H Kelly watches a BBC drama set within Charles Dickens' novels, finding a selection of uncomplicatedly likeable young women, whose journeys to old age lack the development allowed for the men of the stories

D H Kelly // 19 January 2016

Categories: Reviews, Television

Square sherlock ABThe heinous vengeance of women

Nick Beard finds the latest Sherlock special attempting to lampoon the boys-club nature of Sherlock Holmes stories, with mixed success

Nick Beard // 12 January 2016

Categories: Reviews, Television

Jessica Jones posterSuperhero and survivor

Nick Beard praises the TV adaption of Jessica Jones for its refreshing feminist credentials and bold survivor perspective

Nick Beard // 31 December 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

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Rashida Islam watches a recent BBC documentary about Sophia Duleep Singh and argues that, when it comes to Black activists throughout history, her story is not necessarily the most significant

Rashida Islam // 15 December 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

Crop_VLVivien Leigh as you never knew her

Beccy Roberts reviews new exhibition that allows Vivien Leigh to emerge from Laurence Olivier’s shadow as an accomplished actress in her own right

Beccy Roberts // 11 December 2015

Categories: Art, Films, Reviews

LINDA by Skinner,        , Writer - Penelope Skinner, Director - Michael Longhurst, Designer - Es Devlin, Video - Luke Halls, Lighting - Lee Curran, The Royal Court Theatre, London, UK, 2015, Credit: Johan Persson - www.perssonphotography.com /Finding out what True Beauty is

Shoshana Devora enjoys the exploration of worth and beauty in new writing Linda currently showing at the Royal Court Theatre

Shoshana Devora // 10 December 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

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