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Francesca Wade

Time to embrace the F-word

Gender equality campaigner Kat Banyard tells Francesca Wade why feminism is needed more than ever

Walking in an indie wonderland

Francesca Wade talks Christmas with Andy Burrows of Razorlight and We Are Scientists fame

Review: Wild Abandon by Joe Dunthorne

Francesca Wade is impressed by the Submarine author's new offering, a hilarious apocalyptic novel set on a Welsh commune

Review: Hop Farm Festival (Saturday)

Francesca Wade heads down to Kent to witness Morrissey and Lou Reed inject this newish festival with some old style

Review: Get Loaded in the Park

A wet day on Clapham Common is sweetened by impressive sets from Razorlight, Noisettes and the Cribs

Wilderness and Truck Festival Fever

Francesca Wade talks to the organisers of two Oxfordshire music festivals about the problems and hopes involved in their summer extravaganzas

Review: Tamburlaine

Francesca Wade takes on Marlowe's tyrant of humble origins

From Page to Picture: Kazuo Ishiguro

Cherwell meets the authors behind the books behind the films you love. Kazuo Ishiguro speaks about the complex relationship between film and the written word

Damian Lewis: Cherwell salutes you

Francesca Wade speaks to the Band of Brothers star about his acting career, his American personality, and the trials and tribulations of the film industry

Review: Little White Lies

Guillaume Canet fails to depart from the clichéd with a film in which the characters smoke a lot, swear a lot and break things when they get angry, without getting up to much

What Doherty did next…

Cherwell saw Pete Doherty of Pete Doherty infamy at the O2 Academy, and was pleasantly surprised by both his punctuality and his performance

Review: Marcus Foster Live

Francesca Wade is impressed by the rock ballads of Robert Pattinson's best mate

Review: Cause Celebre

Francesca Wade finds cause for celebration in this revival of Rattigan's final play

Review: Mahomet and Zaire

Francesca Wade is nearly but not quite convinced by these tales of religious fanaticism