Authors Posts by Alex Barasch

Alex Barasch

Alex Barasch
I'm the current Arts Officer for St Hilda's College, the RSC's Student Ambassador to Oxford and one of Cherwell's Stage Editors. I can be reached at

Brutalist Russia and Bowie: Marlowe’s Edward II reimagined

Alex Barasch talks to the cast and crew of this radical new take on Marlowe’s masterpiece

Preview: No Exit

Alex Barasch is impressed by this engaging approach to Sartre's most famous work

Preview: Doctor Faustus

Alex Barasch is excited by this new take on Marlowe's magnum opus

Review: Pripyat

Alex Barasch is impressed by both the performers and playwright of this important piece of new writing

Review: Le Petit Prince

Alex Barasch is charmed by this adaptation of Saint-Exupéry’s classic novel

Spotlight: Hip-Hop Histories

Alex Barasch appreciates the unlikely union of Shakespeare and hip-hop

Backstage: Doctor Faustus

Alex Barasch talks to Cai Jauncey about direction and design

Spotlight: Drama and identity

Alex Barasch notes a welcome development in Oxford’s theatre scene and beyond

Interview: Jessy Parker Humphreys

Alex Barasch talks to Jessy Parker Humphreys, one half of Not Your Nice Girl, about gender, drama and performance art in Plush


Graduations delayed as women told to cover up

At one single graduation ceremony, ten women were turned away for not wearing socks

Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.