Ellen and the Escapades: An Exeter Phoenix Review…

Razz writer, Clara Plackett, gives her thought on the recent performance… Preceding Ellen and the Escapades’ performance at the Exeter Phoenix on 27th February 2012 were a number of impressively good warm-up acts whose presence I had forgotten to expect.  The most memorable of these were the solo performances from Ella James and Gary Stewart.  Ella James kicked off the evening perfectly with some upbeat, … Continue reading Ellen and the Escapades: An Exeter Phoenix Review…

For all things creative writing…

On the 3rd of March the Riptide Journal are hosting a launch party (free of charge!) for Volume 7 at Exeter’s newly refurbished Royal Albert Memorial Museum – a fabulous space for readings, wine and music. Riptide is a journal dedicated to publishing great short stories, regardless of age or reputation. Volume 7 is a Devon-themed collection, and it includes contributions from postgraduate students, alumni, … Continue reading For all things creative writing…

We LOVE: funny tumblrs

We’re almost half way through term (dear lord!) and with temperatures plummeting and workloads soaring we thought it was about time for some good old fashioned internet procrastination to keep you cosy indoors. So we’ve taken it upon ourselves to pick out top 5 of the best hilarious/creative/crazy tumblr blogs that will have you clicking ‘older posts’ until your heart is content… 1. tumblr4men Gender … Continue reading We LOVE: funny tumblrs

Razz’s social officer, Kate, tells us about her fashion experience…  This time last week M+D Rooms staged the Go Green Fashion Show as part of Green Week and I was roped into modelling the clothing on the catwalk. The fashion show was put on by Be the Change Society, and featured local and highstreet ethical brands such as Topshop, Anna Greenabelle, and Chandi Chowk (next the … Continue reading

Playing With Snails: A Bike Shed Review…

Razz writer, Clara Plackett gives her thoughts on the latest from the Bike Shed… A packed theatre with a great atmosphere and quite a number of enthusiastic young people, the world premiere of Peter Kesterton’s play at The Bike Shed seemed set for success before it had even begun. Though the play deals with a very dark subject matter, Kesterton’s decision to focus on life … Continue reading Playing With Snails: A Bike Shed Review…

Razz Recommends You See…

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Following the success of Kes last February, Exeter University Theatre Company return with The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui; a reimagining of Hitler’s Nazi regime in Germany, by prolific practitioner Bertolt Brecht. Mirroring the true events of that shocking period in European history, the play trades Nazi Germany with the back streets of 1930s Chicago, Illinois. As the Great … Continue reading Razz Recommends You See…