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


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?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote