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


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

App launched to help new students navigate Oxford

The app features the presidents of Oxford SU, the African and Caribbean Society (ACS) and the Dramatic Society, as well as the Bodleian librarian

Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds