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


Union prepares for Bannon protests

Hundreds are expected to protest at the Union, after yesterday's tense vote sees the Bannon event go ahead

Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups