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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