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No laughing matter: comedy and a a crisis of the arts

As a comedian Josie Long might seem an unlikely saviour of arts degree courses in the UK,which are threatened with the axe all over the country. But that’s what she is setting out to do.   Long, who grew up … Continue reading

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Les Ebdon and the matter of university entrance

Zak Kanter really wanted to be a doctor. He had everything going for him – 13 A* grades at GCSE, three predicted A*s at A level, masses of time spent on work placements in GP surgeries and hospitals. He helped … Continue reading

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