Diary of a house party: ‘10.45pm. There’s a man at the door. We definitely didn’t invite him. He has a Leicester City Council logo on his outfit. Ah. We’ve fudged up.’

By James Cannell House parties. We have all been there, whether it be invited to one, next door to one or hosting one. I usually find myself being the latter. However, for the first time in my partying career, I have found myself facing my toughest challenge yet: a noise complaint. Here’s how it happened. […]

Hunt Showdown review: Zombies, hellhounds and guts galore

By James Cannell Hunt Showdown creates an atmosphere that Pennywise himself would shy away from. From the terrifying enemies to the panicked encounters with other players, the only thing scarier than the gameplay is the waiting times. The game focuses on bounty hunters who hunt down monsters, kill them, banish them and then successfully escape. […]

1917 review: modern, flowing and phenomenal

Sam Mendes’ 1917 is a masterpiece of artistic cinema with a tyrannical focus on cinematography.

Fundraising drive in memory of De Montfort University lecturer Andy Plaice is halfway to hitting its target figure

An appeal launched in the memory of an inspirational De Montfort University lecturer is halfway to hitting its target figure after just two days.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: Jo Brand and guests at De Montfort Hall

Tonight’s line up featured Eshaan Akbar, Arthur Smith, Ivan Brackenbury, Hal Cruttenden, Jo Brand, a barking dog and a man called Neil who came to watch, and ended up on stage.