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Unfurl – Air Giants at Norwich and Norfolk Festival

‘Unfurl is a garden like no other. Nature, art and technology have combined to create something spectacular… The plants present different personalities with ever-shifting moods to discover… No two experiences of Unfurl are the same.’ Giant robot inflatable plants that respond to being poked and prodded? Sign me up, you might think! Or maybe it’s […]

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Retrain, Reduce, Recycle – Clap Back Club @ Brighton Fringe (2022)

In a Brighton Fringe special, three members of the rrramble core team braved the British summertime weather (read: torrential rain & thunderstorms) to watch feminist theatre collective Clap Back Club’s latest comedy cabaret, Retrain Reduce Recycle. What did they make of it? Read on to find out… (content warning: may contain noughties bangers, Boris and […]

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How to Spot a Banned Book

rrramble written by Isaac Holden. “Where they burn books, they will ultimately burn people as well” – Heinrich Heine, 1821  I have spent the last few months obsessed with banned books. My personal feelings and beliefs tell me to be scared of censorship, to raise my hackles whenever a new story about banned books crops […]

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rrramble retrospective: Spider-Man (2002)

This month, to honour the film’s 20th anniversary, we’re travelling back to the true nerd-boy-to-superhero era, with Tobey Maguire’s debut as Spiderman. So is this a case of rose-tinted glasses at the ready, or does the first spidery man to grace our screens hold up, all nostalgia aside? Read on to find out what our writers […]

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rrramble retrospective: Darling by Jackie Kay

The first iPhone graced the shelves. Rihanna blessed us with ‘Umbrella’. Gordon Brown became our Prime Minister. 2007 was a different time – but amongst all of that Jackie Kay’s Darling poetry collection was published. Kay is a renowned Scottish poet, playwright and lesbian icon. Darling contains many of the beloved poems from her previous […]

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Priya and the Twirling Winds – Little Angel Theatre online

This week, our writers delve in to the fantastical world of puppetry! We checked out Priya and the Twirling Winds online from Little Angel Theatre; a new collaboration between the incredible Ram Devineni (named “gender equality champion” by UN Women) and esteemed UK-based puppetry director Raven Kaliana. The story follows Priya, who visits an ill and […]

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This Line is A Curve – Kae Tempest

Critically renowned for their ground-breaking and emotionally raw spoken word poetry, Kae Tempest is now blessing us with their fourth album, This Line Is a Curve. This is their first album release since they came out as nonbinary in 2020, and they’ve promised a personal openness and honesty that goes with the territory in this new […]

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Out with Suzi Ruffell – S4 EP12: Charlie Craggs

Last week, some of our fabulous reviewers put their listening caps on to listen along to another highly recommended podcast: Out with Suzi Ruffell. In Out‘s most recent episode, comedian Suzi Ruffell is joined by incredible author, artist and activist Charlie Craggs (founder of Nail Transphobia and author of To My Trans Sisters). Will our […]

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Bridgerton season 2, episode one

The season is upon us yet again! The season of rakes and japes and…whatever other monosyllabic words there are that seem to have become synonymous with the global phenomenon that is Bridgerton. Forget about what Lady Whistledown has to say, the real goss is what our writers had to say about this episode. Did our […]

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Sadler’s Wells x Candoco Dance Company: Cuckoo

“Time is passing. That, we can rely on. Time flies, drags, suspends. Time heals, wears us down. We waste time, chase time, cherish time. It leaves its mark.” Co-produced by Sadler’s Wells and Candoco Dance Company, Cuckoo is a short film which explores time in an existential piece of modern dance. In collaboration with The […]