Review: SOAS Drama Society’s production of Small Craft Warnings by Tennessee Williams.

By Laura Wormington On 14th December, I joined a small, buzzing crowd in the Djam Lecture Theatre for the SOAS Drama Society’s production of Tennessee Williams’ Small Craft Warnings, their first major performance of the academic year, produced by this year’s society president, Oscar Ward. The single-act, hour-long, darkly comic play, one of Williams’ lesser known, […]

Bohemian Rhapsody Review: He Will Rock You.

Indigo Lilburn-Quick, BA History and Politics Rating: 4/5, Running time: 2 hours 13 minutes. This vibrant biopic follows the rise Freddie Mercury, frontman of the British rock group Queen, on his turbulent path to international stardom. His journey is filled with success and personal struggle, from his romantic endeavours to the often-damaging effect of fame, […]

Stormzy Launches #Merky Books

Kitty Walsh, BA History and World Philosophies On November 1, Penguin Random House, via #Merky Books, released the long-awaited story of grime artist Stormzy’s elevation to fame in “Rise Up: the #Merky Story So Far”. From Brit Awards to Mobo awards, Ibiza festivals and sold-out shows, Stormzy is undeniably one of the most prominent musical […]

Radical Bookshops

In an age where the novelty of books is wearing off, radical bookshops are standing the test of time. Check out our Spirit approved list of independent booksellers below! 56A Infoshop (Walworth, South London) volunteer-run DIY social centre They offer a library archive of 1,400 books and 50,000 pamphlets, support for squatters, and a welcoming […]