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Review: Othello at the Birmingham REP

The physical theatre company Frantic Assembly performed a rendition of Othello as you’ve never seen it before. Set in a run-down pub, with a pool table, a ladies toilet and a fruit machine in the corner. Perhaps not the most inspiring of settings, but having heard rave reviews of the company’s previous performances I was …Read More

Spotlight on society: Craft

This society gives people the chance to hang out and have a go at trying different crafts with great people in a very relaxed setting. It’s perfect for unwinding after a stressful week, and you get to have a good time trying to make anything from origami to shamballa jewelry. Even if a craft doesn’t …Read More

Spotlight on Society: The Lunar Society

James Digby sat down and chatted with BurnFM Arts about the awesome Lunar Society. This society is a discussion based society where anyone is welcome to come along. It is informal and it is very open minded towards all beliefs and views. People are welcome to come and participate or even just sit in and …Read More

The BBC Good Food Show Day 2: Katie and Lou’s Top Picks

As most food lovers will know, The Good Food show has opened once again at the NEC Birmingham for its winter show. Besides giving a vast variety of different foods from all around the globe, the show offers a range of drinks from flavoured water to much stronger beverages. Although food and drink are definitely …Read More

Review: 3BUGS presents: A Clockwork Orange

Directed by Laura Hayton and Charis Jardim Produced by Vita Fox 12th-14th November   3BUGS society took on a risk when they accepted Charis Jardim and Laura Hayton’s proposal to direct A Clockwork Orange, but rightfully so. The book, along with its play and film adaptations, is renowned for its dark characters and subject matters, …Read More

Review: Article19 presents: LEAR

Directed by Jacob Lovick Produced by Jack Alexander and Bethany Kapila 12th-14th November Set in gang-land London during the 1950’s, director Jacob Lovick had a clear vision for his adaptation on the classic Shakespeare text King Lear. Article 19’s production of LEAR portrayed the eponymous protagonist as an elderly, misogynist tyrant, who is the head …Read More

The BBC Good Food Show: Top Picks for Students

The Good Food Show has opened its doors once again – bringing the finest range of food and drink from across the country. Ellie and Hope went along to the first day of the event to take a look at the extensive range of food and drink available, deciding to focus on the best buys …Read More

Interview with chef Phil Vickery at the Good Food Show

As you walk around the Good Food Show it is clear to see that gluten free food has really taken off, with more chefs coming round to the idea experimenting with alternative ingredients. After watching Phil Vickery at the The Bakes and Cakes Stage cook up some gluten free alternatives to family favourites, we managed …Read More

Spotlight on societies: Rocketry

Terry Moorton discussed the impressive Project Chamberlain with BurnFM Arts. Project Chamberlain is a project to build a liquid fuelled rocket and launch it up 30 kilometers. There are about 60-70 people currently working on the project, but anyone interested in rocket science is able to join. This is the opportunity of a lifetime to …Read More