Issue 102: 2017 04 27: Contents

27 April 2017: Issue 102

Invitation to readers

Albion Pub mashup of images from the interior, showing diners, garden tables and the front signAs the Shaw Sheet has now been running for almost two years, we are reviewing its content and form with a view to making improvements.  The editors will be meeting to discuss this with any readers who would like to join them at the Albion Pub, 10 Thornhill Rd, Islington, London N1 1HW on Thursday 4 May at 1pm.  Do come along.

The week’s news

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It’s Not In The Bag, Emmanuel by Richard Pooley

Early Purple Orchid in Wildflower Meadow

What will the Mélenchon supporters do on May 07?

The Distortion Of The Political Process by John Watson

This election – just too simple.

Statistics And Other Fibs by J R Thomas

The election – just too complex.

Graduates Of The UK Unite! by Frank O’Nomics

Repay student loans by whatever means possible.


Slaves Of The Machine (Part II) by Neil Tidmarsh

An epic and extraordinary journey through a hostile sci-fi universe.

Earth Nearly Flattened by Chin Chin

Lady’s Smock

Military response needed.

Country Walks, Exercise And Wild Flowers by Lynda Goetz

Good for us but the flowers are not doing so well.

Keeping The Sky The Limit by J R Thomas

Ely and Seville.


The Treatment (by Martin Crimp)

Almeida Theatre

reviewed by John Watson

Chinglish (by David Henry Hwang)

Park Theatre

reviewed by Adam McCormack

Queer British Art 1861-1967

Tate Britain

Reviewed by William Morton

Puzzles Calendar and Cartoons

May Calendar by AGGro

Cartoons by AGGro.

Crossword by Boffles: “…coming soon”

Solution to the last crossword “Down To The Pub…coming soon”

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Issue 97: 23 March 2017

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Issue 99: 06 April 2017

Issue 100: 13 April 2017

Issue 101: 20 April 2017

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