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George Davies
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Critic of theatre, film, writing, consumer of an ungodly quantity of politics. I write a lot, and I also keep a Blogspot called 'Under a Blue Pen'. Thank you for stopping by to see a smorgasbord of my thoughts and unfounded opinions. Twitter and FB above. x
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Gosh, France just had to do it to ‘em.

48 Hours in Croatia

Gosh, France just had to do it to ‘em.

The NUS have released a statement of solidarity

Manchester Uni officers have painted over 'racist' Rudyard Kipling poem

The NUS have released a statement of solidarity

The petition was set up by nursing student John Worth
Leave may have broken electoral law. That’s not a good look for a campaign that was supposed to be all about the sovereignty of British democracy.

Vote Leave breaking the law won’t stop us leaving the EU

Leave may have broken electoral law. That’s not a good look for a campaign that was supposed to be all about the sovereignty of British democracy.

A new collection, 'Night Flights', is being released to tie in with new movie adaption of the original 'Mortal Engines' books.

Philip Reeve releases new 'Mortal Engines' short stories and we're so excited

A new collection, 'Night Flights', is being released to tie in with new movie adaption of the original 'Mortal Engines' books.

This smart Netflix original is not as it first appears.

Tau review - deceptive sci-fi with a surprising existential headache

This smart Netflix original is not as it first appears.

Train travel is a viable, cleaner and greener option outside of the UK.

Trains Over Planes: A cheaper, greener way to travel

Train travel is a viable, cleaner and greener option outside of the UK.

A beautiful, urgent, musical production telling the forgotten history of men who died for the Empire that oppressed them and which never thanked them.

Theatre Review: SS Mendi Dancing the Death Drill @ Nuffield Southampton Theatres

A beautiful, urgent, musical production telling the forgotten history of men who died for the Empire that oppressed them and which never thanked them.

Experiencing something new doesn't have to mean a 17 hour flight, perhaps just a different outlook.

Unpack the secrets of your hometown on a microadventure

Experiencing something new doesn't have to mean a 17 hour flight, perhaps just a different outlook.

A fantastically alive and energetic adaptation of an ambitious work

Theatre Review: The Big I Am @ Liverpool Everyman

A fantastically alive and energetic adaptation of an ambitious work

Orwell's politics are often reduced and weaponised, a bizarre tragedy of success.

A Defence (and critique) of Orwellianism

Orwell's politics are often reduced and weaponised, a bizarre tragedy of success.

Shriver accused the publisher of being 'drunk on virtue'.

Leonel Shriver was wrong to attack Penguin Random House on diversity

Shriver accused the publisher of being 'drunk on virtue'.

Uncomfortable yet optimistic, David Edgar's one man show is essential viewing.

Theatre Review: Trying it on @ Birmingham REP

Uncomfortable yet optimistic, David Edgar's one man show is essential viewing.

A brilliant, refreshingly disrespectful adaptation of Chekhov's play.

Theatre Review: 3 Sisters @ Royal Exchange Manchester

A brilliant, refreshingly disrespectful adaptation of Chekhov's play.

A cheap capitalisation on a popular and powerful novel, which should never have been dramatised

Theatre Review: The Kite Runner @ Liverpool Playhouse

A cheap capitalisation on a popular and powerful novel, which should never have been dramatised

A somewhat farcical pastiche to the period detective fiction of Agatha Christie, that clearly took some cues from ‘The 39 Steps’.

Theatre Review: Crimes Under the Sun @ Bath Theatre Royal

A somewhat farcical pastiche to the period detective fiction of Agatha Christie, that clearly took some cues from ‘The 39 Steps’.

A stunning and star-studded production of Forster's powerful novel.

Theatre Review: A Passage to India @ Liverpool Playhouse

A stunning and star-studded production of Forster's powerful novel.

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