JOE BATES becomes a member of the Jeff Carpenter fan club.
Want to rewrite your past? JOE BATES shows you how with Oliver Rees’ latest contribution…
JOE BATES wants harder exams. But not for him: for his little sister.
Cambridge has climbed to 17th on the Student Beans sex poll.
Was Rear Of The Year sexist? RUTH GRAHAM and JOE BATES discuss.
A spate of bomb scares has rocked universities across the country.
Owen Holland’s 30 month rustication was down to his inability to explain his own poetry.
JOE BATES and MICHAEL ALHADEFF consider impact of Trenton Oldfield on us, the transnational-corpo-aristocratic ruling class.
JOE BATES meets the mysterious men behind the King’s Parade backflips.
JOE BATES on why every artist should aim for the mainstream.
Despite a stellar cast, JOE BATES finds this new opera a wasted opportunity.
JOE BATES isn’t quite the comedian he’d hoped in the first of our Culture Column series.
Culture Editor JOE BATES sees feminism triumph in the form of Katie Price. Bet you never thought you’d read that!
Don’t attack Oxbridge – we are not the root of the problem.
Culture Editor and Filthy Lucre founder JOE BATES: without Kambar, Cambridge will be a poorer and less exciting place to be.
JOE BATES takes a satirical look at a day in the life of a porter.
Wish You Were Here is a risk. But a risk that JOE BATES is glad he took.
Despite its small size, JOE BATES is stunned by St. Matthew’s Passion
JOE BATES is not exactly sure what he’s reviewing, but is pretty sure that he likes it.
JOSEPH BATES is impressed by the righteous William Marsey and horrified by the deviant opera Unknown Position.
A varied double bill from CCMS persuades JOE BATES that Victorian Orientalist opera isn’t all about the Mikado.
JOE BATES is puzzled by the obscurity of Simon Holt and delighted by the brilliance of the Britten Sinfonia in his first 5-star review of the term
JOE BATES is charmed by the second-language email speak of Libor Pesek, the soon to be guest conductor of CUMS 1, as he talks of his love of Czech music and the excitement of working with our student musicians.
JOE BATES finds bum-pinchingly crude jokes of CUOS’s Figaro ‘most importantly very, very funny’.
JOE BATES finds Jeff Carpenter’s Dido and Aeneas so bad it’s not even so-bad-it’s-funny.
JOE BATES laughed out loud at CUOS’s one dimensional Rake’s Progress, but worries it may have missed the point.
JOE BATES was blown away very quietly by Joel Rust and David Troupes’s Nauset
Being unable to see the ballet left JOE BATES to blindly suffer a lunchtime of musical mediocrity.
A week on from his outstanding concert, JOE BATES talks to SIR RICHARD ARMSTRONG about Cambridge students and ‘goddam stupid’ composers.