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Jenny Hamada checks out Oxfordshire’s very own Wood Festival
James Benge wonders why the bassist remains the lonely guy at the back of the stage
Tom Moyser goes for a drink with Paul Sartin from folk supergroup Bellowhead – headliners of this year’s Oxford Folk Festival
Lizzie Porter visits an intricate exhibition of elephants
Alex Kealy talks to local heroes Foals about recording in Jericho, mathrock and naked karaoke.
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Charlotte King shoots up to New College to needle director Adam Baghdadi about what he’s cooking up.
This play may not take you on an emotional journey of self discovery, but it will make you roar with laughter.
Radha Bharadwaj captures the audience with the same power of manipulation with which he menaces the author.
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It is strange that a genre known for its commercialism and criticised for its soullessness has been resurrected on the appeal of its music and style.
For: James Mackay sings the praises of this Roman classic With Gladiator, Ridley Scott revived the ailing sword and sandals…
Oxford Triptych Theatre’s Much Ado About Nothing is an ambitious production whose aims the performers ably meet.
This is a slow-moving, disquieting play, which is for the most part performed by a highly disturbing ménage à trois.
This production will make you question your own morals, challenging you to engage in the sick creation of art taking place, whilst presenting, in itself, the grotesque mask of human nature: “we are all bad people.”
Short and sweet would be a brief summation of this play
This production has all the elements of a fabulous garden show: a stunning location, a great cast and a romp of a play
Jonny Sims takes out his ball-gag to talk about Flipping the Bird’s new interpretation of Antigone