It is understandable, to say the least, why football fans can get so frustrated at the amount of their money that ends up in the hands of football agents. Even in the era of the billionaire foreign benefactor, the theory has always been that the fans’ wages pay the players, through the medium of paying for tickets. For there to be other well-rewarded recipients almost feels like a betrayal of that.
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Tuesday 12 November 2013
He has put away the Chinese hang, yet Nick Mulvey is proving just as adept on acoustic guitar as he delights this packed basement venue with his bewitching technique. As a founder of Mercury-shortlisted jazz outfit Portico Quartet, he introduced us to that UFO-shaped percussion instrument. Now with two EPs under his belt, Mulvey is building up to the release of a major-label album next year.
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Speculation suggests London Mayor could stand for Parliament in 2016
Saturday 07 September 2013
A French Academician, Paul-Jean Husson writes a letter to his local SS officer revealing his illicit passion for his Jewish daughter-in-law, so placing her fate in the commandant’s hands.
Friday 30 August 2013
Tuesday 27 August 2013
A former flatmate of a clutch of successful Bristol-based comics that included Russell Howard and Jon Richardson, John Robins could be the next of his peer group to go on to greater things.
Saturday 17 August 2013
Sixteen different real-life accounts of love are delivered by four actors in this nicely realised piece of verbatim theatre.
Saturday 15 June 2013
Whimsy is hard to pull off. In the wrong hands it becomes fey and cloying. When it's done well it can create a loyal, lasting audience, as Terry Pratchett will tell you.
Monday 10 June 2013
Taylor Swift, it seems, has something of a soft spot for British men.
Friday 24 May 2013
Ben Lewin (95mins)
Friday 24 May 2013
Monday 13 May 2013
No matter what our age, background or relationship status, we’re all connected by one common theme – our quest to find love.
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