Kieran Corcoran
Editor Lent 2012. The tale of his rule is told by witty headlines and daggers in backs. He remains particularly interested in sexy scoops and reviewing things from his unassailable pedestal. Has been known to fume in national media outlets and chat to lapdancers.

Make or Jailbreak

Last year former Tab editor KIERAN CORCORAN made it all the way to Gatwick airport. Read his advice and do better.

Non-Smoker

KIERAN CORCORAN out of the funniest funnymen that there are amongst funny people, the one who was supposed to be the funniest of the funniest funnymen was the least funny of the funniest funnymen.

Richard II

KIERAN CORCORAN: Richard II talks the talk, but can it walk the walk?

Footloose

KIERAN CORCORAN has gotten theatrical diabetes from the end-of-term musical.

Archbishop of Banterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury is ditching the C of E to become the next Master of Magdalene.

UPDATE: DSK Bruised But Not Beaten At Union

Tough questions inside and protests outside made sure DSK didn’t get an easy ride in his headline Union appearance.

In Defence of the Union

We should give The Union more credit than it gets.

Footlights Spring Revue: Donors

(2 + 4)/2 = 3. If you aren’t a mathmo, you’ll need to read on to work out what editor KIERAN CORCORAN means.

Union Guests Schooled on Manners – by JORDAN

Katie Price has accused Union members of being rude at dinner, as part of an attack on private education.

“Screw you, Sentamu!”

Selwyn’s JCR have attacked the Archbishop of York’s stance on gay marriage in an open letter.

Machine of Death

Editor KIERAN CORCORAN predicts that this play will be suddenly killed by being bad.

Reality TV Destroys Everything It Touches

Why ‘Best in Cambridge’ could demonstrate the worst in Reality Television.

Nonsense

Pierre Novellie does comedy so good that KIERAN CORCORAN has to resort to contrived references to Japanese gameshows to express it fully. KAWAAAI.

No Contest for Leigh at the Union

David Leigh has won the Easter term Union Presidency after standing uncontested in a surprisingly clean election.

The Playroom Duologues Competition 2011

KIERAN CORCORAN delights in double dollops of delectable duologuing deliciousness.

Cambridge Bombs In Booze Survey

New survey results show students at nearly every other uni drink more than the average Cambridge student.

Oedipus//Where Three Roads Meet

KIERAN CORCORAN enjoys watching actors pretend to act as actors who are pretending to act angry about acting. Or something.

Wank Prank At St Andrews

An official-looking sign banning masturbation has appeared in St Andrews’ university library.

Interview: The Oxford Greek Play

Ex-Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN summons up his old enthusiasm to interview the folks behind this year’s Oxford Greek Play, ‘Clytemnestra’.

GILMOUR RELEASED FROM JAIL

Charlie Gilmour has been released from prison after serving four months inside for his part in student protests. But will he be coming back to Cambridge?

Cambridge Union Shouts for Cindies

Last night the Cambridge Union witnessed a highly-charged debate on the future of Cindies and what it means to students.

Early Morning Fireworks Surprise Selwyn

Students at Selwyn College were delighted by a surprise firework display at 2am this morning.

Life and Cindies Spared Chop

Club owners Luminar slashed 11 clubs from their portfolio, but Cindies and Life were both saved.

Cruel and Tender

The ADC lateshow leaves KIERAN CORCORAN with a less than tragic sense of disappointment as the cruelty and tenderness treads the fine line between subtle and dull.

Ooh La La! Cam Love Site Offers Trip To Paris

Love site Beginning, Middle, End reveals its final stage today – read the exciting, romantic conclusions here first.

Nightclub Owner Folds BUT CINDIES STAYS (for now)

Cambridge clubs are in trouble as huge financial problems hit owners. But they will remain open for the time being.

Cole Comes Clean On Cambridge

Lily Cole has revealed in an interview that she feels ‘liberated’ to have finished her degree – and came close to not making it.

FLASHER STRIKES STUDENTS AT HOME

A public masturbator has been terrorising students at Murray Edwards, mimicking a string of flashings some years ago.

Sainsbury’s Triumph – The Full Story

Lord Sainsbury has been elected Chancellor. Check out the latest reaction, have your say, and read a conclusive round up of the events right here.

The Race for Chancellor

As the elections for Chancellor get underway, we talk to the candidates about what they hope to achieve and how they rate their chances.

Footlights Smoker

KIERAN CORCORAN doesn’t say ‘mixed bag’, because that’s not really what it was.

Students Told To “Remain Vigilant” After Night Attacks

Cambridge cops have urged students to stay vigilant following two recent attacks in Cambridge late at night.

Booking Ski-for-all In Varsity Trip Record Sell-Out

The Varsity Trip smashed records again by selling out in an unprecedented six hours this year.

Jacobi And Fry Join The Blessed Bandwagon

Celebrity alumni Derek Jacobi and Stephen Fry have thrown their weight behind Brian Blessed in the race for Chancellor.

Snow Holds Barred At Freshers Fair

The Varsity Ski Trip hit the Freshers’ Fair hard, enticing in new blood with a 30-tonne slope made of real snow.

Top Lads Dominate Union Lineup

Al Murray, Jeremy Paxman and Sir Roger Moore will feature as highlights of the Cambridge Union Society’s termcard. You heard it here first.

Rescue At St Mary’s

Firefighters today rescued a woman who collapsed while climbing the tower of Great St Mary’s Church in Market Square.

UPDATE: ARU Evacuated After Bomb Scare

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with yesterday’s bomb scare in the area around Anglia Ruskin.

Szarek Out-Foxed at Dale Farm

Ex-CUSU Sabb and Cambridge radical Natalie Szarek has been revealed as one of the leaders of anti-eviction protests at the travellers camp in Dale Farm.

Reality-Soap Stars Hit Cambridge For Freshers’

Freshers’ Week will be overrun with reality TV stars this year, with the Union hosting stars of Made In Chelsea and Arg from TOWIE DJing at Life.

Fire At The Museum

Last night firefighters rushed to the department of Earth Sciences to prevent a potentially devastating fire.

Christ(‘s)! Where’s My Post?

A thief who stole students’ post from Christ’s and Emmanuel has been spared prison after a judge ruled the thief’s Asperger’s syndrome was to blame.

Sore-Toe ASBO Swan

Every Cam-user’s feathered best friend has been removed from the river and is currently undergoing treatment for arthritis in his toe.

Union-HuffPo Link Is All-Go

The Cambridge Union Society has secured a prestigious blogging position with the new UK Universities wing of The Huffington Post.

Chelsea Bunanza as Fitzbillies Finally Returns

Fitzbillies reopens its doors today for a Chelsea Bun Weekend, after a long absence from Cambridge life.

UPDATE: Gilmour Jailed Following Student Protest

Charlie Gilmour was sentenced to a 16-month spell in prison for acts of violent disorder in the December student protests.

Lament for The End of the World

“The overwhelming fact remains that some people at NotW at some points did things which no newspaper should ever do.”

Game of Thrones

KIERAN CORCORAN gets deep about HBO’s newest, and greatest, creation.

Rhinoceros

Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN can’t quite pin down this play, nor can the play seem to pin itself down; neither of these points are to its credit.

New Life Breathed Into Corpus

The Corpus Playroom, Cambridge’s most popular small theatre venue, will receive a £100k revamp and switch management over the summer vacation.

Comedy SlutFest

Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN meets funny feminists, and reacts with the appropriate joy. It was even for a good cause.

‘New Oxbridge’ Up And Already Under Fire

Celebrated academics have controversially founded a high-cost private uni offering Oxbridge-style humanities tuition. The Tab found that the idea isn’t too popular here.

Library Nudity “Unacceptable”

Students at The Other Place’s Worcester College have been blasted by College Librarians for distracting other students with their “Half-Naked Half-Hours.”

Exclusive: Filthy Filthy Whispers

Library Whispers, the new site taking Cambridge by storm, have sent The Tab a selection of whispers that were too controversial for their site.

The Buns Are (Almost) Back In Town

Fitzbillies will reopen this summer, good as ever, with Guardian food writer Tim Hayward and his partner at the helm of the good ship bun.

Terminus

Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN is captivated by the Irish National Theatre’s masterful medley of monologues.

The Hobbit

Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN can’t quite bring himself to savage these non-student amateurs like they deserve. But he maintains that they were really bad.

Late for the Last Supper

A Cambridge physics boffin claims Christians have been celebrating the last supper a day late for hundreds of years.

In Defence of the Video Game

Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN makes a call for his other favourite art-form, carving out a case for video games being as artistically valid as any other entertainment form, with the added benefit of giving you the chance to get sweet high scores.

Tempest on Tour

After two weeks, Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN sees The Movement’s production mid-tour. Bigger stage, bigger style, bigger success.

Theatre Guide Dog: Week 8

And now the end is near, the Guide Dog faces his final curtain. He has, and will continue to do it his way whether you like it or not.

The Physicists

Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN carries out a controlled investigation of a play which, despite a standout performance, is ultimately blinded by its own science.

Theatre Guide Dog: Week 7

The Theatre Guide Dog thinks this could be Cambridge drama’s lucky week. He’s been to Vegas. But dogs aren’t allowed in casinos, so make of that what you will.

If Moliere Walked in the MOMA

KIERAN CORCORAN treads a thin line between sophistication and sophistry as he assesses a slick and sharp new satire.

Theatre Guide Dog: Week 6

Who let the plays out? It certainly wasn’t the Theatre Guide Dog, but he’ll help chase them back in. Again. Thanklessly.

Theatre Guide Dog: Week 5

Nothing makes KIERAN CORCORAN blue; not even bad theatre. See him clown his way through the week to come.

Endgame

Wearied Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN can’t stand a play which can’t stand.

Theatre Guide Dog: Week 4

KIERAN CORCORAN casts puppy love aside to serve the dark lady of Theatre.

Res Gestae

KIERAN CORCORAN banishes this play from his sight for staining the Imperial name of Theatre.

Theatre Sniffer Dog: Week 3

KIERAN CORCORAN has been chasing down crime, but still has some energy left for theatre.

Interview: Carl Heap

KIERAN CORCORAN talks to expert director CARL HEAP, who is directing The Marlowe Society’s production of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’. And has a bit of an obsession with oranges.

Theatre Guide Dog: Week 2

The Theatre Guide Dog broke out of jail too, but still took the time to give you the theatre fix you crave. He’s so loyal it might as well be proverbial.

Theatre Guide Dog: Week 1

Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN has some big paws to fill. Judge him as he rounds up this week’s pack of plays.

The Way Through The Woods

Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN gets lost in the woods late at night. And likes it.

Theatre Guide Dog – Week 0

The Theatre Guide Dog is enjoying some winter sun, so Lent Theatre Editor Kieran Corcoran has had to step in.

The South: Theatre Guide Fairy

As Cambridge’s very own theatre guide dog finishes his last minute shopping, the theatre fairy has arrived to sprinkle your eyes with theatrical magic from the South.

An Evening of Pinter

“At this point convention dictates that the audience clap, but I wasn’t quite sure what to do with myself and nor was anybody else watching.”

Donkey’s Years

KIERAN CORCORAN sups a warming broth of Oxbridge archetypes.

Exclusive: Cripps Court Cave-In

A section of ceiling in a Selwyn accommodation block sensationally collapsed on four unsuspecting freshers last week.

Fired Up

KIERAN CORCORAN: ‘Fired Up, like a prostitute you couldn’t quite afford, leaves you confusedly contended and wanting more’.

Chinese Madonna: Cambridge Is “Where It All Started”

A dish washer from the Ugly Duckling Restaurant has been heralded “the Chinese Madonna”.