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TES features

On April 29, 2018 By

A selection of features I have written for TES.

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EducationInvestor articles 2014

On September 11, 2014 By

Pieces written for EducationInvestor in 2014-15:


EducationInvestor Nov14 – US charter schools

EducationInvestorFeb15_Tech Gojimo

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I contributed three articles to the British Comedy Awards magazine in December 2012; an interview with Sarah Millican, a feature on the university days of the Fresh Meat cast and profiles of various comedians (including Omid Djalili and Jack Whitehall) who play football.

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Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens hinted in September that the third series of the show might be his last so that he could pursue a career in Hollywood.

We closed our ears to the thought. Reports that he won’t be reprising his role as Matthew Crawley […]

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The Independent

Saturday 5th May, 2012

When I read that the award-winning comedian and frenetic brainbox Russell Kane had secured a book deal for a tale about a misanthropic, anhedonistic comedy critic, my first reaction was “Really? And he doesn’t even know me that well…” I realised a few pages into the book, however, […]

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How is the on-campus pathways market evolving?

Posted on Apr 20, 2012 by Julian Hall

With numerous obstacles facing the academic pathways sector in recent years, such as government curbs on student immigration and the need for pathway colleges to readjust to “Highly Trusted Sponsor” status in the UK, observers might have considered that private […]

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Laughing All The Way to The Bank

On November 11, 2011 By

ES magazine, 11th November 2011

Once upon a time, a full house and a few laughs were the best a stand up could hope for. These days, with book deals, DVD spin-offs and arena tours, the big names are cashing in big-time…

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I Partridge

On October 14, 2011 By

Reviewed by Julian Hall
The Independent
Friday, 14 October 2011

The title of Steve Coogan’s maligned live comeback tour of 2009, “Alan Partridge and Other Less Successful Characters”, told you everything you needed to know about its variable quality. The lingering affection for the headline act, his bumptious […]

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LA Story

On October 12, 2011 By

October 2011, self-published

Welcome to a piece that is part travelogue, part essay, part meander…but all heart.

When tourists, like me, come to LA we probably expect to see some stars, other than the ones embedded in Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame. Though celebrity spots are by no means […]

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The End of Friends – Again

On August 31, 2011 By

August 2011, self-published

Could I have been any more gutted? At the start of September, after a 16-year run, the like, totally awesome sitcom Friends finally ended its cycle on E4 and Channel 4. Teatimes at the imaginary Central Perk of my kitchen table would never be the same again. […]

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