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Charles Wheeler is a writer, performance poet and shameless cultural hanger-on. In his spare time, he can be found refereeing pro wrestling and looking after his pet rats. He is ambivalent about Marmite.

Review: The Crucible

Arthur Miller’s tale of the Salem witch trials, a subtle yet forceful allegory for the McCarthyism that persecuted him in the 1950s, is an...

Review: Kermes – We Choose Pretty Names

Leicester “trashgaze/screampop” four-piece Kermes’ first LP is a textbook example of what any fan of a cult local act wants when their faves transition...

Review: Dayflower – Daisy Age

Leicester’s newly upbeat dreampop-shoegazers take another step into the sunshine with Daisy Age, their last one-shot release before they begin work on their first...

Feature: Tiff Stevenson

Even when February’s over, the critically-acclaimed comedy acts just keep on rolling into Leicester. Tiff Stevenson, of The Office and BAFTA-nominated People Just Do...

Preview: Museum of the Moon

Leicester Cathedral’s doing alright for itself lately. Already home to the final resting place of a king, from 9th-18th March it’ll also host an...

Interview: Jason Manford

“Somebody said to me on my Facebook fan page, “it’s been ages since you’ve toured”, Jason Manford tells us. “I thought “no way, it...

Feature: Leicester Comedy Festival at 25

Leicester Comedy is 25. Well, 24, if you’re a pedant, as Great Central's Editors can attest your author is, from the tedious Facebook messages...

Review: Burning Books

If you’ve seen, heard, read or talked to Jess Green in the last few years, chances are you know something’s wrong with our education...

Feature: Everybody’s Reading Festival

“This is your festival,” says Everybody’s Reading chair Peter Flack in his festival programme statement. Now in its eighth year, the festival continues to...

Interview: Lefty Scum – Josie Long & Jonny and the Baptists

Josie Long is rather enjoying politics for a change. British comedy’s most affable Tory-takedown merchant has seen a socialist Labour leader pull off an...