Authors Posts by Bethan Roberts

Bethan Roberts


Joan of Arc — “Tell the boys their time is through”

Bethan Roberts examines the visual and literary representation of the fifteenth century tomboy

Comedy Tonight

Bethan Roberts meets the team behind College Comedy Nights

Review: The Architect

Bethan Roberts reviews the new Hypnotist Theatre offering

Review: OUDS New Writing Festival

Bethan Roberts reviews four plays by upcoming writers

It’s time to say bi to the straight and narrow

Bethan Roberts scrutinises the presentation of bisexuality on television

Preview: Noises Off

Bethan Roberts previews an upcoming metatheatrical comedy

Milestones: Restoration Comedy

Bethan Roberts reflects on the rise of raunchy theatre following Charles II's return to the throne

New term, new Audrey

Bethan Roberts checks out this term's first comedic offering

Interview: The Oxford Imps

This term, nine new performers join Oxford's improvised comedy troupe - we get the inside info.

Review: Carousel

Bethan Roberts doesn't feel that this 1940s musical has stood the test of time


Police looking into Nazi salutes at Bannon protests

An Oxford student filmed the men who were part of a counter-protest

Autumn by Ali Smith: a seasonal portrait of post-Brexit Britain

The first book in Smith's ongoing quartet reminds us that sympathy is possible in our polarised times

‘Widows’ is a celebration of female grit and resolve

Viola Davis leads a group of kick-ass women in a heist film with a lot on its mind

England’s stubborn faith in Keaton Jennings reaps its reward

The ECB must explore ways to promote the lost art of Test batsmanship at a grassroots level

Salome Review – ‘struggles to take audience into another world’

Tea Party Productions' 'Salome' shows the play's continuing power to unsettle