Authors Posts by Alice Jones

Alice Jones


Obituary: the celebrity wedding

IT IS with an impeccable single tear that we announce the untimely death of the Celebrity Wedding, though it far outlived the marriages of...

Much Ado Abouot Nothing

Continuing the theatrical trend for all things al fresco this term, Creation Theatre Company have returned to Headington Hill Park with the chaotic comedy...

Chatting Up… Ben Miller

Which books are currently littering your bedside table at the moment? 48 Laws Of Power by Robert Greene and Writing a Screenplay by John...

Chatting Up… Peter Bradshaw

Name one film everyone should see. The Addiction, by Abel Ferrara. This is a seriously weird, creepy and brilliant movie about vampires starring Christopher...

More sex please, we’re British

Vice is the order of the day as Oxford’s theatres shamelessly ‘sex up’ their repertoire, in an attempt to banish the Fifth Week blues....

The Critic – O’Reilly Theatre, Keble

It is with some trepidation that one reviews The Critic, a play which ridicules the very occupation of theatre reviewing. Sheridan does not, however,...


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.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?