One worth shelling out for

What’s the difference between optimism and stupidity? Who’s in the bedroom? What year is it? What’s going on, anyway? All these questions and more arise from the first scene of Rough Hewn’s production of Shells, a new play by Trinity’s Howard Coase that opens in 6th week in Balliol’s Pilch studio. Written in response to […]

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Review: Lead Feathers

Nearly 60 years ago, Kenneth Tynan saw in Tabitha what yesterday I saw in Lead Feathers: At discreet intervals, a ‘plot point’ is made; between points, the characters brew tea, drink whisky and chat quietly among themselves. During these interludes, I submit, it would be a courtesy on the part of the management to turn […]

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