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Insightful review of Never Ending Night

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Never Ending Night

Imagine walking into a beautiful bathroom, disrobing and letting the silk pool at your feet. Strutting over to the grand bath tub, your hand sways the litter of floating rose petals and your nose sniffs the candle’s scent of black raspberry and vanilla (from Chickidee in case you’re wondering). Letting the steam vaporise all senses, you lie back and think of England Theatre Land…until your email pings and you get head dunked into the bubbles of immersive theatre!

I’ve experienced the canapés of immersive theatre (thanks to Liliom and The Trojan Women), but never devoured a full course. For some, performing can be a little heavy on the stomach. I prefer to shy away from the spotlight as my humiliating stage fright days still haunt me. However, the invitation to see Never Ending Night at The Vaults landed and I had the unusual hunger for the immersive theatre experience.

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Corbyn’s Glorious Victory and the Difficult Way Ahead

Benjamin Studebaker

Jeremy Corbyn has steamrolled the competition and become the new leader of Britain’s Labour Party with an astounding 59.5% of first preference votes, eliminating competitors Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper, and Liz Kendall without even requiring a runoff:

Corbyn’s victory is crucial to the fight against austerity. Corbyn was the only contender to vote against the government’s welfare bill. No other figure in British politics has offered a comprehensive economic alternative. But it will be five long years until the next election, and Corbyn will face a wide array of difficult obstacles and challenges. Can Corbyn–or any person–manage to prevail? At this stage we cannot be sure, but with Corbyn as leader we know that Labour will at least give it a try. In the meantime, let’s discuss some of the hostile forces Corbyn’s Labour party will have to see off over the next five years.

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