Authors Posts by Antonio Gottardello

Antonio Gottardello


All wound up by a Clockwork Orange

It is always a challenge to adapt a novel’s narrative to the stage. Even more so, when the novel is a dystopia like A...

Brexit at the Blavatnik: debate review

Antonio Gottardello believes vibrant discussions on the EU are the key to making the referendum a positive event, regardless of the actual result

One thing I’d change about Oxford: coffee-free libraries

Whilst the awe-inspiring architecture of Oxford’s libraries is something nobody would wish to distance themselves from, their distracting influence on everyone’s work is beautifully...

Review: The Herbal Bed

Antonio Gottardello is satisfied by this play that isn’t really about Shakespeare…

Review: The Fairy Queen

Antonio Gottardello is taken to another world by this magical production

Trump: a blessing in disguise?

Antonio Gottardello argues that Trump's rise will help create a break towards the left in the US

Review: The Good Delusion

Antonio Gottardello finds this moral play fun but disappointingly shallow


Crossing continents

How to build your academic career halfway around the world

Oxford bans donations from Chinese tech giant

Oxford suspended Huawei donations shortly after China was criticised as 'autocratic' by Chancellor Patten

Hard to Be-Leave – Brexit: The Uncivil War

If you're looking for a grown up perspective on Brexit, Channel 4's political docudrama leaves much to be desired
two hands holding a load of shopping bags

Binge shopping – a no brainer?

Exploring the science behind the 'treat yourself' mentality

The psychology of an evil stepmother

Is this classic archetype a thing of the past?