Back to Black(adder)

Hugh Jeffery talks telly, children’s books and education reforms with the Blackadder star.

Restaurant Review: At Thai vs Shanghai 30s

Bethan Tabram gets a taste of some eastern cuisine.

A Brief Encounter

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

King of off-Key comedy

William Pimlott chats to comedian, poet and Edinburgh hit, Tim Key, about Russian authors and other comedians

Fifth week blues

Matilda Slight discusses the myths and miseries of the fifth week phenomenon.

Kerry: From Kitten to Kat-ona

From jungle madness to diagnosed madness, Laura French meets the Atomic Kitten star.

Grumpy Young Men – Oxford Nightlife

Matt Jones rants about Oxford's nightlife

Playing the dating game

From dating etiquette to teenage bonking, Greta Keenan discusses the habits of modern British daters

Interview: Greg Davies

Paul McClean talks comedy, teaching and sequels with the ever imposing Inbetweener's star.

Oxford Clubbing Guide

Whether you're a Park End fist-pumper or a cellar-going k-holer, Cherwell has the Oxford club for you.


A black and white close-up shot of the face of a man with a woman standing up beside him.

Fast Film: In a Lonely Place unites noir tradition with painfully real romance

Humphrey Bogart is a man addled by loneliness in this cinematic masterclass of subtlety and allegory.
taylor swift sings into a microphone

“Look what you made me do”: Taylor Swift’s reinvention

The reinvention of her ‘reputation’ is not a change of character nor a sudden shift in her attitude to the spotlight. The Reputation era was simply a rebranding of sound, lyricism, production and image which worked to provoke her audience and, ironically, sustain her reputation.
The Town vs Gown promotional poster

Town vs Gown 2019: Press Release

The official press release ahead of the Town vs Gown 2019 boxing event
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Review: The 1975’s latest album falls short

Some robotic pretentious waffle. Some cynical love songs. Some good hooks, a few nice bridges. Rinse and repeat for an album for an identikit album, with a dozen else out there the same.

City Council Blasts Oxford Union over Le Pen Invite

Oxford City Council accused the Union of a “pattern of endangering community safety by inviting fascists into the city.