Preview: The Cosmonaut’s Last Message To The Woman He Once Loved In The Former Soviet Union

Heavy brows and chiselled features abound in the aesthetically convincing cast of David Greig’s The Cosmonaut’s Last Message To The Woman He Once Loved In The Former Soviet Union, co-directed by Thomas Bailey and Emma D’Arcy. It comes as no surprise that language and (mis)communication are the drive of such an impractically titled play. It […]

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Stade-up comedy

  How did you get into comedy?    You know what; I always wanted to be an actor. That’s what my mom had planned for me. But one night, I went to a comedy club and I thought the comedians were so shit that I could totally do better than they could. It just happened […]

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Remembering Patrick Garland

The Oxford drama scene in  1958 was marked by the return of graduate Peter Dews, then a director for BBC Midlands, to direct an open-air production of Henry V in the Madgalen College grounds. For the leading role he chose Patrick Garland, a first-year student at St Edmund Hall reading English. The casting of a […]

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