Tabatha Leggett

Tabatha Leggett


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Peterhouse May Ball

At £150 a ticket, TABATHA LEGGETT is left underwhelmed by Peterhouse’s white tie ball.

Cambridge’s Rear Of The Year

It’s been a year since the world discovered P.Middy’s bum. TABATHA LEGGETT is on the look out for the next big thing.

Matt Cardle

Everyone’s favourite sex god is back. No, it’s not TABATHA LEGGETT, it’s only MATT BLOODY CARDLE!

Meet The Made In Chelsea Cast: Part 2

TABATHA LEGGETT is back, and today she’s talking to Made in Chelsea stars ROSIE FORTESCUE and JAMIE LAING.

Meet The Made In Chelsea Cast: Part 1

TABATHA LEGGETT catches up with Made in Chelsea stars ahead of the show’s third series. In today’s installment: AMBER ATHERTON and CHESKA HULL.

Reality TV Makes Everything Better

Tab Director and past Editor TABATHA LEGGETT strikes back: ‘Best In Cambridge’ could be the best thing to happen in ages.

Will Young

TABATHA LEGGETT swoons over Will Young.

Late Night Cramming Session

The results are in for part two of our Freshers’ Survey. Find out how many freshers are virgins, which subjects contain the most serial shaggers, and how many have had a one night stand.

Trinity Tops Tompkins Table

Trinity top the Tompkins table, as Tit Hall achieve their highest position in the last 24 years and Peterhouse drop 11 places.

Interview: Andy Holden

‘I want to be able to work with themes that could otherwise be seen as pretentious to comment on.’ TABATHA LEGGETT talks to artist ANDY HOLDEN about his exhibition Chewy Cosmos Thingly Time, currently on display at Kettle’s Yard.

Interview: A.C. Grayling

TABATHA LEGGETT talks to maverick philosopher A.C. GRAYLING.

Best Dressed: Hughes Hall May Ball

A selection of the best dressed from Around the World in 80 Days at Hughes Hall.

Hughes Hall May Ball

TABATHA LEGGETT enjoys Hughes Hall May Ball, but is disappointed by the lack of a big ent.

Preview: The Matchbox Project

The Tab gives you a sneak preview of some of the matchboxes that will be on display at The Cambridge Matchbox Project at The Shop this week.

Sexual Perversity In Chicago

TABATHA LEGGETT squirms and laughs her way through a play which could be justifiably (for once) described as a ‘romp’. But isn’t.

William & Kate: Let Love Rule

TABATHA LEGGETT wants you to treat this shocker like royalty.

Lee Madgwick @ Byard Art

TABATHA LEGGETT enjoys and recommends LEE MADGWICK’s new exhibition at Byard Art.

Introducing The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Wills and Kate have become the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, following their wedding today.

Young, Hot, and Royal

So, Wills has been snapped up. But, fear not. TABATHA LEGGETT has found plenty of young, hot royals who are still up for grabs. You’re welcome.

The Medics’ Revue: The Fantastic Forceps

Delivered with charming enthusiasm, alas, the Medics’ Revue is neither confidently nerdy nor cool enough for TABATHA LEGGETT.

Six Characters In Search of an Author

Long-suffering critic TABATHA LEGGETT is unimpressed with the term’s 142nd take on metatheatre. There are some laughs, but for rather the wrong reasons.

Interview: Vas Annaastasiou

As Gardies turns 50, TABATHA LEGGETT talks to manager VAS ANNAASTASIOU about drunk students, art exhibition plans and aphrodisiacs.

Love Survey: The Results Part 2

What do you love more: The Tab, or porn? Funny you should ask…

Love Survey: The Results Part 1

Your results have been counted. Find out what Cambridge students really think about sex, love, and marriage.


A play that can’t make up its mind receives a definitive decision from TABATHA LEGGETT

The Porn Debate: Shelley Lubben

TABATHA LEGGETT talks about the shocking truth behind pornography with ex-porn star SHELLEY LUBBEN. “Porn destroys people: both viewers and makers.”

Speed Reading: UL Drug Smugglers Sentenced

Smugglers have been sentenced to six years in prison after they hid 132kgs of speed in shelves destined for the UL.

The One Woman Plays

TABATHA LEGGETT investigates all-female monologues which show promise but hit a glass ceiling.

Varsity EmBEDded In PCC Storm

Cambridge’s Feminist Society were outraged by Varsity’s ‘How to … Bed a Bedder’ article, and plan on writing to the Press Complaints Commission.

Celebs Film In Cambridge

Rachel Weisz and Bill Nighy were filming a spy thriller in Cambridge yesterday.

It’s About Time!

The man behind Corpus’ grasshopper clock has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours List.

Fitzwilliam Winter Ball

TABATHA LEGGETT: “The ball committee really had their work cut out for them when they decided to transform the ugly, red-brick mess that is Fitzwilliam College into Charlie’s Chocolate Factory. But, they succeeded. Kind of.”

Tab Interview: Liam Bailey and Alice Gold

TABATHA LEGGETT and THOMAS WILLS talk to two musicians raring to go for 2011, ALICE GOLD and LIAM BAILEY. You heard of them here first…

Tab Interview: Darwin Deez

TABATHA LEGGETT gets spiritual with musician DARWIN DEEZ.

Jesus JCR Cringe As Nominations Reopen…Again

Jesus’ JCR Committee have been forced to reopen nominations for President and other positions twice following an embarrassingly low number of applications.

Emma Win College Cook-Off

Emma’s chefs have triumphed in Cambridge’s annual culinary competition, ahead of Sidney, Girton, John’s, Christ’s and Murray Edwards.

Tab Interview: Joe Thomas

TABATHA LEGGETT talks to JOE THOMAS from The Inbetweeners about the film in the pipeline, shit clubbing in Cambridge and his ‘illustrious’ days at Varsity…

Corpus Vote To Disaffiliate From CUSU

71% of Corpus undergrads and 86% of postgrads have voted in favour of disaffiliation from the student union.

Exclusive: Colleges Clamour for CUSU Disaffiliation

Days after leading a student march against fee rises, CUSU could face cuts of their own as colleges renew the debate over disaffiliation.

Tab Interview: Imogen Heap

TABATHA LEGGETT talks to the queen of social media IMOGEN HEAP about, amongst other things, wireless routers in knickers.

Jodie Harsh’s Circus

TABATHA LEGGETT: “We found ourselves in an unfilled venue alongside two drag queens who were dancing as though they were working in Abercrombie and Fitch.”

Tab Interview: Mark Watson

‘Other people let common sense get the better of them, but I try to ensure it doesn’t get the better of me.’ Comedy hero MARK WATSON talks to HOLLY STEVENSON and TABATHA LEGGETT.

Tab Interview: Colin Fry

Philosopher TABATHA LEGGETT quizzes TV medium COLIN FRY. It doesn’t end well…

Tab Interview: Paul Roseby

Can theatre break middle and working class boundaries? TABATHA LEGGETT gets the low-down from PAUL ROSEBY, artistic director of the National Youth Theatre.

Tab Interview: The Heartbreaks

THE HEARTBREAKS: one of them is officially the fastest Under-21 Whippy pourer in the West. The North West, that is.

Tab Interview: Jodie Harsh

JODIE HARSH is coming to Cambridge, but can you handle her? TABATHA LEGGETT talks drag, hair and celebs with the DJ and party girl.

Tab Interview: Byard Art Exhibitors

Have you got half an hour to kill on King’s Parade? TABATHA LEGGETT drinks 10 cups of coffee and checks out the 10×10 show in Byard Art.

Tab Interview: Lizzie Fisher

TABATHA LEGGETT spoke to Lizzie Fisher, a curator at Kettle’s Yard about the John Cage exhibition.

Women Boaties’ Stuff Stolen

£4,000 worth of rowing gear has been swiped from CUWBC.

Tab Interview: Brian May

TABATHA LEGGETT talks to guitar legend turned photography pioneer Brian May about why philosophy and physics are the same.

Tab Interview: The Unexpected Items

TABATHA LEGGETT speaks to Matt and Max from The Unexpected Items about the success of Gap Yah, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and videos of cats in bins.

Tab Interview: Bombay Bicycle Club

TABATHA LEGGETT speaks to Bombay Bicycle Club’s Suren De Saram about the band’s achievements so far and their plans for the future.

Tab Interview: Frank Warren

TABATHA LEGGETT talks to Frank Warren, the man behind PostSecret, about his inspiration behind the project and the lessons he’s learned along the way.

Tab Interview: Steve Hewitt

Love Amongst Ruin’s front man, and former drummer of Placebo Steve Hewitt talks to TABATHA LEGGETT.

5 Minutes with Jenson Button

After competing in the London Triathlon, Jenson Button caught up with The Tab.

Now They’re Even Laughing At You In Shanghai

Freshers heading to Cambridge this October have received another reassurance that they were right to snub the Other Place.

Tab Interview: Eliza Doolittle

Following a summer of festival performances, Eliza Doolittle spoke to TABATHA LEGGETT about X Factor and her own music career.

Tab Interview: Simon Ambrose

Apprentice winner and Cambridge graduate Simon Ambrose talks to TABATHA LEGGETT about the show, his future and Cindies.

Tab Interview: Tom Allen

Before his show at the Edinburgh Fringe, comedian Tom Allen talks to TABATHA LEGGETT about theatre, Big Brother and opening a cake shop.

Trinity May Ball

Read the Tab’s verdicts on Monday’s May Balls at Trinity, Jesus and Clare.

Manorexic Mannequins

Following the introduction of 27- inch waisted male mannequins, TABATHA LEGGETT looks at manorexia.

Under the Influence

TABATHA LEGGETT offers her thoughts on ‘Time’ magazine’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ list.

An UnPOPEular Arrest

TABATHA LEGGETT speculates over Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens’ attempt to arrest the Pope.

Manners Maketh Man

TABATHA LEGGETT investigates the decline in common manners, and questions whether Sarah Ferguson has finally found the answer.

Here Comes the Groom

TABATHA LEGGETT charts the meteoric rise of the Metrosexual man.

Attack of the Clones

Could you handle 10 plastic surgery procedures in one day? TABATHA LEGGETT investigates the pressures of looking perfect.

Bye Bye Baby

With ‘Toys R Us’ releasing a ouija board aimed at 8 to 14 year-olds this month, TABATHA LEGGETT says it’s time to reclaim the right to a childhood.

Does Size Still Matter?

Another year, another ‘Size Issue’ in the world of the fashion magazine. But in a brave new decade, TABATHA LEGGETT asks, can curvy girls really make their mark?

Cruising For A Bruising?

Rum cocktails are still the order of the day on the cruise liners stopping off in Haiti. TABATHA LEGGETT asks whether we should restrict tourism at a time when Haiti needs it most?

I’m Watching You

As the final series of Celebrity Big Brother draws to a close, TABATHA LEGGETT confronts her guilty pleasure and explains why 5% of the British population are still watching.