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Laurence Peacock

Laurence is Artistic Director of Blowfish Theatre, the perpetrators of Boris and Trump the Musicals.

How Does Google Make Money?

To understand Google’s highly successful business model, we first need to know about the accidental but highly significant discovery the company made in the early noughties, a discovery which transformed it from unprofitable provider of free web searches to ubiquitous corporate verb.

Boris: A Word From The Man Himself

Hello chaps,Boris Johnson here. Yep, that's right, former Foreign Secretary, Vote Leave front man and all-round top chap. What with Brexit c…

Stumped: The battle for Sheffield's street trees

As the battle for Sheffield's trees continues to play out across the city's streets, in its courtrooms, newspapers and online, it seems a good time to ask: in England's greenest city, how did it come to this?

Ethical Cash: Our Criminal Banks

You're in town and you need a coffee. Like, if you don't get a latte soon, you are going to KICK. OFF.In front of you, Coffee Warehouse. The…

Unprecedented: The NHS Crisis

On the weekend of 3 December 2016, all of London's paediatric intensive care beds were full. The system was under such pressure that every s…

The NHS: Privatisation: Myth, Reality or Threat?

When people say the NHS is being privatised, what do they mean? Privatisation in Britain usually means the flotation model. A government or…

When people say the NHS is being privatised, what do they mean?

Privatisation in Britain usually means the flotation model. A government or

Tax: How London Rules A Global Tax Empire

Everything you know about tax evasion is wrong. Ok, not everything. That Putin’s clearly a wrong-un, and Dave definitely looks like a man wi…

Everything you know about tax evasion is wrong. Ok, not everything. That Putin’s clearly a wrong-un, and Dave definitely looks like a man wi

Union Street : Get together Get stuff done

Union St co-working space is a new place to get stuff done. Nestled in the city centre, just off the top of the Moor, the lovingly refurbish…

Union St co-working space is a new place to get stuff done. Nestled in the city centre, just off the top of the Moor, the lovingly refurbish

Citizen Slack: One Man Transparency Campaign

Nigel Slack asks questions. Lots of questions. Sometimes he even repeats himself, and if he doesn’t get an answer, good luck to you. For the…

Nigel Slack asks questions. Lots of questions. Sometimes he even repeats himself, and if he doesn’t get an answer, good luck to you. For the

Planning: Sheffield Under Review

Parts of Sheffield are under review. The future of ex-factory buildings on Sidney Street and the shops at the top edge of Devonshire Street …

Parts of Sheffield are under review. The future of ex-factory buildings on Sidney Street and the shops at the top edge of Devonshire Street 

A Swim: Somewhere in the hills

On the edge of a small rocky pool somewhere in the hills above Howden reservoir, I am standing completely naked. Water the ruby brown of mal…

On the edge of a small rocky pool somewhere in the hills above Howden reservoir, I am standing completely naked. Water the ruby brown of mal

Libraries: In Defence of Public Libraries

A friend of mine recently told me that he wouldn't really mind if all the public libraries in Sheffield were closed. He didn't see this as p…

A friend of mine recently told me that he wouldn't really mind if all the public libraries in Sheffield were closed. He didn't see this as p