MATILDA WNEK finds a Lear with flashes of brilliance that is ultimately unable to weather the storm.
Jesus, SPS Quite how Matilda reconciles her carefully cultivated contemptus mundi with a senior role at an online newspaper is a question only she can answer. Her fresher life until she encountered The Tab was punctuated by poetry readings and competitive debating, neither of which was organised through the Facebook account that she definitely does not have. Known for filling her room with fairy lights and making a show of using her typewriter, her life has been described by one cynic as "a journey of realisation that things don't happen like they do in novels." She writes about culture, sex and the Big Society.
MATILDA WNEK counts the ways in which the poetry anthologies being sold to misguided lovers are perfectly antithetical to romance. Let her steer you back on course with a few helpful suggestions of poems to stick in your lover’s pigeon-hole on Monday
MATILDA WNEK: ‘Student theatre’ is dogged with associations of pretension, vacuity, talentless posing and dull or overambitious interpretations of classic texts, much more fiercely than unprofessional versions of other art forms.
Put down those flashcards and pencil some of these events into your revision timetable.
Slim pickings this week, but no excuses not to put down that revision and head out for some fun in the Culture sun
ELOISE DAVIES talks to director Matilda Wnek about her hip, drug-guzzling modern adaptation of the Bard’s classic love story.
ELOISE DAVIES chats to Alex Cartlidge and Marthe de Ferrer about funding, feminism and insularity, ahead of the opening of their show at the Fringe.
Staff and campaigners alike are celebrating Cambridge’s decision to adopt the £7.65/hour living wage, featuring an exclusive interview with campaign head Ben Bayley
The Results are in! Trinity turns up trumps again, but there are a few juicy surprises…
Labour Club slams CUCA over their sex-scandal embroiled Vice President.
We must remember Tiananmen Square, says JOE GOODMAN.
Get it right, boys, or you’ll look like a big chump, says ANDREW MUNRO
Live from Brazil, our Sports Correspondent ADRIAN GRAY reports on the final of the Football World Cup.
Hello and welcome to the first day of the 2014 May Bumps! The Tab are here to bring you all the info from the riverbank.