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Cherwell’s culture editors' extended pick of this week's events
Cherwell Culture on Friday 13th January 2012
Photograph: Inez Januszczak
Shame
Released 13th January
The latest collaboration from  Hunger director Steve McQueen and star Michael Fassbender, Shame is the story of a 30-something sex-addict unable to control his urges. Also starring Carey Mulligan.

Shame

Out now

The latest collaboration from Hunger director Steve McQueen and star Michael Fassbender, Shame is the story of a 30-something sex-addict unable to control his urges. Also starring Carey Mulligan.

Read a review here: http://www.cherwell.org/culture/film/2012/01/13/review-shame

War Horse

Out now

Steven Spielberg's new release tells the story of a horse separated from its owner against the backdrop of World War One. Starring Jeremy Irvine, Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch.

 

Sherlock

BBC1, 15th January

The acclaimed modern take on the Victorian sleuth ends its second series, as Moriarty and Holmes finally clash in the culmination of their long-running battle of wits. 9pm.

See the Culture section for feature on Holmesian adaptations 

 

 

Josie Long

The Cellar, 16th January

The quirky comic returns with a mix of political activism and good-natured sweetness in her new show,  The Future is Another Place. Doors 7pm, Tickets £12. 

 

 

Sleeping Beauty/ Giselle

New Theatre Oxford, 16-18th January 

The Russian State Ballet of Siberia  comes to Oxford for three days only with two very different performances- one a children’s story, the other a heart-rending tale of love and loss. 

 

Supermarket

Babylove, 19th January 

One of Oxford's premiere club nights; if you don't already know what it is then you probably don't want to go.10pm, £5/£3 (with flyer)

 

Write to be published

Blackwell's, 19th January

Award-winning writer Nicola Morgan offers advice and experience in the murky realm of book publishing, whatever the genre. 7-9pm, call 0186533361 to book, £20.

 

Re-fashioning 

Oxford Town Hall, 19th January 

Flex your fashion muscles at this eco-friendly event. Bring clothes to recycle, swap, sell, or adapt and snap up a bargain or two. Also featuring fashion shows and sewing lessons.  

1-7 pm, free. 

 

 

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