Authors Posts by Ben Horton

Ben Horton


Oxford cricket scene poised and ready for big Trinity

Ben Horton previews the upcoming College Cricket League and Cuppers tournament

Focus On: New Writers

Ben Horton meets the winners of the OUDS New Writing Festival

2014 Six Nations: Once More Unto the Breach

Cherwell Sport looks ahead to the final rounds of fixtures of yet another close-run Six Nations championship

Preview: Caucasian Chalk Circle

Ben Horton appreciates this mix of bleak human tragedy and guffaw-inducing satirical comedy

Is England’s ‘New Era’ a false dawn?

Ben Horton questions the removal of Pietersen and Flower in the ECB’s ‘rebuilding’ process

Preview: Sweeney Todd

Ben Horton looks forward to a thrill ride from start to finish

A chance for England in Bangladesh?

Ben Horton is cautiously optimistic about England’s chances in the T20 World Cup

Review: Simon Jay

Ben Horton is underwhelmed by this overambitious comedy

Preview: Normal

Ben Horton is shaken to the core by this unsettling psychological thriller

Preview: Betrayal

Ben Horton is gripped by the disconcerting display of a loveless marraige


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