Emily Fedorowycz

OldVenue, TV

Review: Penny Dreadful

Are you ready for a Van-Helsing-esque thriller like none other? Welcome to the world of Penny Dreadful. Full of intrigue, it certainly hooks its audience from the outset, with incredibly complex, mysterious characters, and opening credit music that would rouse butterflies of excitement in the most indifferent of viewers. Vanessa Ives (Eva Green, 300: Rise…

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NUS announce new programme to combat binge drinking

The launch of the NUS ‘Alcohol Impact’ scheme could see the end of drinking initiations and dangerous binging and potentially the start of a social transformation. The pilot program will be launched in selected universities across England and Wales, from Manchester Metropolitan and Royal Holloway, to Brighton and Nottingham, with the intention of assessing the…

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An age of new media?

In a recent tweet, Nigel Farage stated that he would: “welcome debate initiative from @YouTube, @Telegraph and @Guardian”, and from this sparked a promise that may go down in voting history. These three groups have now made a pledge that they will indeed host a series of live online debates between political parties before next…

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Royal Mail sell off: a back-ally deal gone wrong?

Channel Four’s The Now Show summed this up to a T with an allegorical story of a frog and a scorpion. In their story, both the characters needed to cross a lake and the scorpion, given that he couldn’t swim, asked the frog to carry him across. The frog was hesitant at first, being afraid…

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