What’s the song and dance about?

  The musical in Oxford has a long and established tradition – with three or four fantastic productions being produced, choreographed, and in some cases even composed on a termly basis. Last term brought Oxford students the incredibly well received Chess, Sweeney Todd and the original musical In Her Eyes. Each offered something that pushed […]

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Review: Chess at St John’s

✮✮✮ It’s the late 1980s, Cold War tensions are running high, and chess grandmasters “The American” in all-white and “The Russian” in all-black are meeting head-to-head across a chessboard. Two proud, bright flags adorn either side of the stage, the Stars and Stripes and Hammer and Sickle, facing off across the checkered monochrome between them. […]

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Review: The Wizard of Oz

If you’re looking for something with as much cheese as Park End, The Wizard of Oz is the one to see. I last watched it when I was about eight and the average age of the audience suggested it’s not the obvious choice for the discerning Oxford student who is normally only to be seen at deep, […]

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