Authors Posts by Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas


Live Review: Wolf Alice – O2 Academy

A short gig with little variety, but there's still time for the new band to develop their onstage style

Where are they now: The Cheeky Girls

They’re the 00s favourite Romanian red-heads that left Louis Walsh speechless.

Review: Dolly Parton – Blue Smoke

It's the 42nd release by the country icon, but Dolly has failed to deliver.

Where Are They Now: S Club (7 or 3?)

Cherwell delves into the later careers of one-hit-wonders so you don’t have to.

Review: Lily Allen – Sheezus

Helen Thomas is unimpressed with this boring bubblegum record.

European Festival Guide 2014

Helen Thomas and Rushabh Haria talk you through the best European festivals to head to this summer.

Interview: Eagulls

Two weeks after the release of their self-titled debut album, Helen Thomas talks to frontman George Mitchell about punk, writing and smurfs

Review: Oxford Fashion Week 2014 – High Street Show

Cherwell went down to the opening show of the sixth annual Oxford Fashion Week, to find out the latest high street trends.

Review: A Great Big World – Is Anybody Out There

The debut from the New York duo brings cringey, poptastic composition to bear on an annoyingly enjoyable record.

Bargain Bin: Britney Spears – Greatest Hits: My Prerogative

Cherwell trawls charity shops looking for musical bargains.


Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday

Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.

Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women