Hyperdrive – A Review

The weirdness of the internet is fertile ground for comedy. That’s precisely what the Oxford Imps have delivered with their new show Hyperdrive; an improvised comedy show based on Facebook profiles and Google images rather than drunkenly shouted suggestions. The production team deserves credit for integrating the technology in such an easy, unforced way. It’s […]

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Triptych – A Review

Josh Dolphin, George McGoldrick and Will Rees make up the 3 constituent parts of the Oxford Revue’s Triptych, their so-called ‘Show with Sound’. So named, and walking into a darkened room with a laptop placed center stage, I was almost expecting to see a parody of a Ruskin student’s installation. But then, as I listened to Rees earnestly reciting from the notebook […]

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Big Brass, big laughs

✮✮✮✮ The cast of Big Brass initially makes a big joke about being amateur. The set of their Pilch studio show vaguely resembles a collection of washing lines; their entrance is a farce based around technical incompetence; a couple of sketches become parodies of their own form. Clearly the trio (clad in mismatched stripy t-shirts) […]

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