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James Lamming

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Cliché of the week: “Where’s the cue ball going?”

James Lamming pleads with John Virgo to cease from using his favourite catchphrase

Drop dead funny

James Lamming is impressed by the originality and comic maturity of the Oxford Imps’ latest production

The ‘post-truth’ era is a product of liberal denial

James Lamming argues that making ‘post truth’ the Oxford English Dictionary’s word of the year is a fundamentally arrogant move

The week according to… An Oxford tutor

As dreamt up by James Lamming

The Rise of Evil: a user’s guide

James Lamming on the unscrupulous way to power in the 21st Century

Review: D@tes

James Lamming enjoys a witty take on 21st century dating at the BT Studio

Nineteen Eighty-Four in 2016

James Lamming explores the relevance of George Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' in the era of Trump

Review: In the Republic of Happiness

James Lamming enjoys a sometimes stilted production of a difficult play

The blackest of Fridays

The coming of Black Friday raises questions about morals and the modern consumerist culture

A night at the clubs: Hypnotize

James Lamming is put in a trance by the Isis' budget-friendly club night

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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