A let down from Le Kesh

Trina Wilson is unimpressed by the mains, but kudos for trying

Compulsory sport should stay in school

It is the dead of winter. Snow carpets the ground. Somewhere, a whistle shrieks and a woman closely resembling a Staffordshire bull terrier barks...

The Fringe as a Performer

Amelia Anderson describes the hectic life of a performer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

A day in the life: thesp

'Jesus Christ, we need to sell more tickets': Callum Coghlan recalls a day in the life of a thesp

The Cherwell Guide to Libraries

Cherwell brings you its guide to Oxford libraries, for the benefit of the new incoming class

There’s No Place Like Home…

The Lifestyle team considers the good and bad of heading back home for the summer vacation

A healthy pick and mix

Tupperware can save be time-saving

Feasting in Florence

Tim Ellis describes the delights of Florence and its cuisine

A Brief Encounter

Oxford's own Bridget Jones reflects on the briefest of encounters

Restaurant Review: Shoryu

Shoryu offers the authenticity that most Japanese chains lack


Autumn by Ali Smith: a seasonal portrait of post-Brexit Britain

The first book in Smith's ongoing quartet reminds us that sympathy is possible in our polarised times

‘Widows’ is a celebration of female grit and resolve

Viola Davis leads a group of kick-ass women in a heist film with a lot on its mind

England’s stubborn faith in Keaton Jennings reaps its reward

The ECB must explore ways to promote the lost art of Test batsmanship at a grassroots level

Salome Review – ‘struggles to take audience into another world’

Tea Party Productions' 'Salome' shows the play's continuing power to unsettle

How Charlie Chaplin lost his voice

The rise and fall of the filmmaker and his silent medium