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Shotgun Theatre’s ‘Spring Awakening’ – Coming Soon

Set in provincial 1891 Germany, with a backdrop of religious and parental repression, Spring Awakening is a daring exploration of adolescence and sexual awakening. a daring...

How you can dive into language: the experiences of an English...

Back in October, I attended my first class on Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde. It was a first for many reasons: mainly due to how...

What the Funk? The Success of Modern Germany’s Mass Media

Considering the development of the modern printing press took place in fifteenth-century Mainz, western Germany, it doesn’t come as much of a surprise that...

Around the World in LGBT Days

The gay community has been slowly making strides toward legislative progress in the Western world, with Australia recently having voted in support of gay marriage. Yet the world still...

The Berlin Wall – Down for Longer Than It Stood

For those who realised, as there had been arguably little media coverage of it, there’s an aspect of poignancy in the European headlines this...

The CDU and Who: Is The Search For a German Coalition...

On the same day it was announced in December that Brexit talks were ready to move into the second phase, German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

Remember This: Cabaret

It’s a warm summer’s day in a beer garden, two men, who until now were at odds, toast to the future and share sweet...

The biggest referring blunders on the international stage

L ast week Northern Irish World Cup dreams were shattered at the hands of Switzerland, ultimately by one incredibly controversial refereeing decision....

The Reformation Game- 500 years later

Five hundred years ago, on 31 October, Martin Luther nailed a list of ninety-five theses onto the door of a church in Wittenberg, sparking...

The 2017 German Election Results – The Majority for Merkel?

Whilst Brexit negotiations, snap General Elections and Trump’s latest blunder have been dominating British headlines in recent months, Germany’s media focus has been on...