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Blindness review: ‘Unique first-person experience’

Blindness is performed entirely via sound, forgoing expectations of a traditional stage set and impressing the audience with its skillful immersion. The play is...

The Two Gentlemen of Verona review: ‘Theatrical rom-com’

The Two Gentlemen of Verona is almost always referred to as one of Shakespeare’s ‘early’ plays: an apologetic slant which does the play no...

“They used greasepaint on me as a foundation”: In conversation with British actress Llewella Gideon

Llewella Gideon is a British actress, comedian and writer best known for Absolutely Fabulous, a TV series from 1992 to 2012, and The Little...

Portrayals of Royalty: Film vs Reality

It has always amused people to produce performances centring on the lives of their rulers – our most famous entertainer, William Shakespeare, wrote ten...

Interview: Grant Nicholas (FEEDER)

Talking to Grant Nicholas is like talking to a nice bloke you met at the pub who really likes music. With three platinum records and...

Behind the curtain of opera’s accessibility crisis

Josh Taylor explores opera's apparent lack of appeal

Circus life is no life for animals

In a week where Oxford hosts a circus, should be asking what place do animals still have in these performances?

Lucy Rose enraptures and comforts her audience in Oxford

Ollie Braddy reflects on an atmospheric evening of intricate vocals set against the backdrop of a 19th century church

Democratic Art Republic

Queenie Li produces her version and vision for art, open to all and owned by all

Jon Boden at the O2: Painted Lady and other folk

Ben Ray discusses folk music legend Jon Boden's latest album Painted Lady and performance at the O2 Academy

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