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The Human Body review: ‘A Socialist exploration of healthcare and romance’

I recently attended my first production at the Donmar (https://cherwell.org/2024/01/24/review-of-tennant-as-macbeth-an-auditory-experience/ - shameless self plug!) and fell in love with the energy of the space...

‘Theatre is, at its best, one of the most democratic of the arts’

I had the chance to sit down with Gregory Doran, Oxford University’s Cameron Mackintosh visiting professor and the former artistic director of the Royal...

Long Day’s Journey Into Night review

I walked into the Wyndham Theatre’s production of Long Day’s Journey Into Night by Eugene O’Neill half-expecting a night at the London Theatre like...

An Enemy of the People review: ‘Tragic but thought provoking’

Ibsen has re-entered the drama scene with the current production of his classic play An Enemy of the People at the Duke of York...

The Oxford Revue: A Room with Revue

'a simple and clever production which ranks as one of the most enjoyable shows I've seen all year'

Mature and Intelligent: Julius Caesar at the TS Eliot Review

"From start to finish, it was a show filled with excellent performances from leading cast members."

‘Frost/Nixon’ by St John’s Drama Society – Review 

"Rohan Joshi is a star turn as President Nixon. His wounded gait, booming American accent, and measured pace of delivery kept the audience rapt."

A queer exploration of new age romance: ‘Best of Five’ Review

"Watching ‘Best of Five’ felt like I was watching a combination of mine and my friends' university experience playing out in front of me. "

Poor Things – Fashion Deconstructed

"Disturbing and spirited, Poor Things unconventional story is truly supported by equally unconventional but meaningful designs."

A modern way of doing Chekhov: The Cherry Orchard Review

"If the look of the production is traditional, then Esme Buzzard’s translation is distinctly fresh."

Daddy Longlegs: a Big Step Up for Student Production

"Daddy Longlegs went above and beyond the standard I’ve come to expect of student productions in my time at Oxford."

Gawain and the Green Knight – Review

"Gawain and the Green Knight was a play I was eager to see."

“Riotously Funny and Highly Enjoyable”: Blackadder Review

"It came as a pleasant surprise, therefore, that I found the production riotously funny and highly enjoyable."

Unbodied identity? – A Review of Bodies

"Bodies captivates in its exploration of 'bodied' and 'unbodied' existence. The play challenges traditional notions of life, meaning, and identity"

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