Authors Posts by Louis McEvoy

Louis McEvoy


‘The Lego Batman Movie’: mature and intelligent

Louis McEvoy praises Seth Grahame-Smith’s reinvention of the classic hero

The uncertainty of Trump’s LGBTQ+ stance

Louis McEvoy argues that LGBTQ+ rights in America will be under attack, but perhaps not from Trump

Labour: Richmond by-election’s biggest loser

Louis McEvoy argues the Richmond Park by-election shows Labour must adopt a clear position on Brexit

Tarantino: master of mediocrity?

Louis McEvoy asks whether Tarantino’s legacy is simply a tall tale of misused potential

If…Corbyn refuses to ever resign as Labour Leader

If…is a Cherwell Blogs feature reflecting on the potential futures our currently absurd political landscape might bring. Today Louis McEvoy considers what the Labour Party might one day be like if Jeremy Corbyn never resigns…

Trump’s trump card: a twisted tale

Trumpism may lose the battle, but it has already won the war

The Cursed Child: ultimate fan fiction?

To get this out of the way: yes, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is not only like a piece of fanfiction, but aims...

Corbyn doesn’t want to unite Labour, but moderates must surrender

Louis McEvoy reflects on Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the Labour Party as the announcement of the party's new leader approaches

Gene Wilder’s Willy Wonka: A tribute

Louis McEvoy pays tribute to the late Gene Wilder's performance in 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Leadsom’s Legacy: what could have been…

With Theresa May taking office, Louis McEvoy imagines the Leadsom Premiership we so narrowly, and unfortunately, missed out on


Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote