Elderly man violently mugged in gardens

Image Credit: Pixabay This week a violent attack in Christ Church’s war memorial gardens resulted in one man been taken to hospital.  The man of approximately 50 years old, was reportedly attacked and robbed of his money and some various jewellery items on Wednesday evening last week at approximately 6pm.  The attackers inflicted cut wounds […]

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Oxford on Camera: Divinity Schools

Well, it was only a matter of time wasn’t it? I couldn’t write a column on film locations in Oxford without giving a nod to the 2nd highest grossing film franchise of all time. When confronted by a group of tourists perhaps the next most common question – after where’s the university?’ – that students […]

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Tensions continue over Christ Church accommodation

Christ Church students have criticised the College’s handling of its accommodation crisis, complaining about last-minute rule changes and a lack of information. Although the College has now secured alternative accommodation for those who would have been forced to live out next year due to the planned renovations of Peckwater Quad, changes to ballot regulations have […]

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Review: Othello

As a play of such magnitude, it seems only a ‘National Theatre’ production would do ‘Othello’ justice. Femi Nylander’s performance however, set in the more relaxed surroundings of the Christ church fellow’s garden, managed to change the flavour without reducing the play’s poignancy. Here, the grandiose tragic elements were played down in favour of a […]

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Review: She Stoops to Conquer

✮✮✮✮ If you were looking for the most quintessentially ‘Oxford’ experience 4th week can serve up – nostalgic finalists, I’m looking at you – one would struggle to do better than this garden production of She Stoops To Conquer. The lush Cathedral gardens of Christ Church are a draw in themselves, even without this slick and […]

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