Following a successful trial earlier this year we are now subscribing to Digital Theatre Plus which is a database primarily for students and staff of our Performing Arts and Film courses. However I know many other members of staff who …

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Gilbert and Sullivan: gender, genre, parody by Carolyn Williams A couple of weeks ago I saw UPDMS perform Ruddygore (or The Witch’s Curse) at the Theatre Royal in Portsmouth.  It was a trip down memory lane for me.  Thirty years …

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I was lucky enough to attend the first concert in UoP Music Department’s World Music series this week, a performance by the Silk and Bamboo Ensemble. This world-renowned Chinese string and wind group, based in the UK, was my first …

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After a lengthy lawsuit, Robin Thicke’s 2013 hit “Blurred lines” has been found to infringe the copyright of Marvin Gaye’s 1977 “Got to give it up”, plagiarising the earlier work without attribution or permission. The breach of copyright cost £7.3 million …

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If you are interested in film, television, radio, theatre or music you will love this new addition to library resources.  Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive provides full text access to key historical magazines in these subject areas including Melody Maker, New …

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