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Read all of our latest blogs by our academics, experts and alumni.
24 posts found

Musical Theatre student publishes debut poetry book Sarah Shuhaiber, a.k.a. Aries, releases 'Aches and Epiphanies'

20 April 2020 2 mins read

3rd-year Musical Theatre student Sara Shuhaiber publishes new poetry book under pen name Aries. Available on Amazon and other retailers.

Sara Shuhaiber in black top standing before a coastline

We need a laugh, even if it is fake – a history of canned laughter Present circumstances mean we are going to need entertaining shows, and we’re going to need laughter, real or canned, explains Charlie Watts for The Conversation

16 April 2020 Mr Charlie Watts 6 min read

Charlie Watts, lecturer in film production, at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the historic impact of laughter in film and TV and why it's so important during the coronavirus pandemic

Kermit laughing on sofa

CCI alumni develop short film into feature starring Stephen Graham

17 February 2020 3 min read

Multiple alumni have helped create Boiling Point (2019), a short film which is now being made into a feature.

Lead actor for the Boiling Point film, Stephen Graham, looks off camera with the words "boiling point" in front

Bojack Horseman - the alcoholic animal is part of a long tradition of understanding humans The techniques the series creators' use stretch as far back as the human imagination, explains Dr Alexander Sergeant for The Conversation

31 January 2020 6 min read

Alexander Sergeant, lecturer in Film Studies, at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the ancient literary trend of using animals to convey human issues

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