The view from the cheap seats

  Hilary Mantel adaptation Wolf Hall/Bring Up the Bodies has been a smash-hit with the critics, garnering four and five stars with the Telegraph and Guardian respectively. The Guardian also features an interview with lead actor Ben Miles, who refers to Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell as the ‘first working-class hero.’ Speaking of which… The director of the […]

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Winging It: 0th Week

GODS This column, which was born today, almost certainly with some complications. With a life expectancy of eight weeks, we’ll take a brief look at the theatre world beyond Oxford. The kind of a look you’d expect from someone fewer than two months old. CIRCLE Mike Poulton has successfully adapted Wolf Hall and Bringing Up […]

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