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Jack Allsopp

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The fault in our Fawlty

The show is vulgar, insular, and heavy-handed

Civilisations Review: Repeating the same mistakes

Simon Schama, Mary Beard, and David Olusoga; the terrible trio chosen to update the BBC relic Civilisations have fallen foul of all the usual potholes. Tasked with modernisation they haven't quite pulled it off. 

St John’s thrash Exeter in a JCR Prem goal fest

Plenty of goals were scored in the Monday afternoon clash

‘League of Gentlemen’ review – meaningful, powerful and incredibly funny

This revival of the BBC cult classic still packs a punch

Don’t just break the fourth wall, go and watch a film...

Jack Allsopp reflects on a summer vac spent basking in the joys of outdoor cinema

Has football finally sold its soul to money?

Jack Allsopp tries to make sense of Neymar's staggering transfer to PSG

Adaptating our perception of film adaptations

Jack Allsopp questions whether film adaptations can ever match or even supersede their literary predecessor

Can we trust the new episode of ‘Rick and Morty’?

Jack Allsopp examines the hit sci-fi cartoon's latest instalment, and asks what new developments mean for the future of the show [MAJOR SPOILERS]

My town and my gown: between Slough and Oxford

Jack Allsopp finds some surprising connections between his two homes from home

The Coen brothers: a dynamic directing duo

Jack Allsopp argues that we should stop thinking of the director solely in the singular

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Grime4Corbyn: How a genre changed an election

A year on from the movement’s explosion, Grime4Corbyn activist Adam Elliot-Cooper and Roll Deep member Saskilla tell Isaac Pockney how Labour instigated change

University to overhaul online systems

The technology behind OxCORT is a decade old, and is “no longer being actively developed and requires replacement”,  according to a University statement.

Pay ‘Oxford living wage’, campaign tells Uni

The petition reflects Oxford City Council’s recent commitment to pay its employees an ‘Oxford Living Wage’, which stands at 95% of the London living wage.

Magdalen LGBTQ+ and Entz reps sorry for ‘insensitive’ bop theme

The theme was subsequently changed to “80s Icons” after members of the JCR expressed concerns that the theme could have encouraged appropriation of the LGBTQ community.

Students launch magazine ‘for Afro-Caribbean voices’

The magazine provides a creative platform for students of Afro-Caribbean descent