Authors Posts by Francesca Wade

Francesca Wade


Time to embrace the F-word

Gender equality campaigner Kat Banyard tells Francesca Wade why feminism is needed more than ever

Walking in an indie wonderland

Francesca Wade talks Christmas with Andy Burrows of Razorlight and We Are Scientists fame

Review: Wild Abandon by Joe Dunthorne

Francesca Wade is impressed by the Submarine author's new offering, a hilarious apocalyptic novel set on a Welsh commune

Review: Hop Farm Festival (Saturday)

Francesca Wade heads down to Kent to witness Morrissey and Lou Reed inject this newish festival with some old style

Review: Get Loaded in the Park

A wet day on Clapham Common is sweetened by impressive sets from Razorlight, Noisettes and the Cribs

Wilderness and Truck Festival Fever

Francesca Wade talks to the organisers of two Oxfordshire music festivals about the problems and hopes involved in their summer extravaganzas

Review: Tamburlaine

Francesca Wade takes on Marlowe's tyrant of humble origins

From Page to Picture: Kazuo Ishiguro

Cherwell meets the authors behind the books behind the films you love. Kazuo Ishiguro speaks about the complex relationship between film and the written word

Damian Lewis: Cherwell salutes you

Francesca Wade speaks to the Band of Brothers star about his acting career, his American personality, and the trials and tribulations of the film industry

Review: Little White Lies

Guillaume Canet fails to depart from the clichéd with a film in which the characters smoke a lot, swear a lot and break things when they get angry, without getting up to much


Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.