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


Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday

Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.

Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women