Authors Posts by Andrew Mendelblat

Andrew Mendelblat


The Just Assassins

Sensitive acting adds to the force of a Camus adaptation

Freedom of Speech: where are the boundaries?

'Write whatever you like', many people say. It's not that simple...

Buried Child

Sam Shepard's pretentious, flawed play gets better acting than it deserves

All the World’s a Stage: Shakespeare improved

How Shakespeare's admirers thought his work needed a few rewrites

Don Carlos

We weigh in on the upcoming adaptation of the Friedrich von Schiller classic

These Dark Materials

An adaptation of His Dark Materials hits Oxford next term, and Cherwell went backstage to see it being created.

The Cactus Where Your Heart Should Be

The Cactus Where Your Heart Should Be is fun, but never quite brilliant

The Philadelphia Story

The OFS performance of late-1930s classic The Philadelphia Story is hugely enjoyable

Not as stable as they look?

More information and analysis on Cherwell's interview with Bob Blackman on the future of the West End

Theatre Expert: a third of all West End theatres may go...

In an interview with Cherwell, the author of a GLA report on the West End discusses what its future may hold


The appeal of method acting

Many actors go to great lengths in pursuit of an authentic performance

History should have no borders

Oxford’s curriculum is woefully Eurocentric

Football blues take Brookes varsity win

It has been a tough season for the newly promoted Women’s Blues football team. Now playing in the top league in their region, they...

The plight of the struggling high street

Physical shops need to adapt to the times

Should Murray have been disinvited?

Yes: Hannah HealeyThe central argument against no-platforming in universities is a clear one: we should allow debate around controversial topics because it inspires resilience,...