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Underrated Spaces: Jesus College Hall

The Devil is in the detail of this early modern revival

Butt Kapinski Review – ‘a masterclass in light-hearted entertainment and audience...

Charles Britton is both amazed and horrified by Deanna Fleysher's oddball creation

Death By Murder Review – ‘an endearingly ambitious bunch of clowns’

Oxford's newest improvised comedy troupe impress in their debut show at the Pilch

A Review of Reviewing: of Source-Texts and Slighting

Charles Britton ponders the relationship between a borrowed script and an adapted performance in theatre criticism

The 39 Steps review – ‘It is rare to see an...

Charles Britton is left with a smile on his face after an uncommonly fun night out in Oxford

Pinocchio review – “a visual and acoustic marvel”

Charles Britton was impressed with the thoughtful alterations and expansions to Walt Disney’s beloved classic

Intruder and Seven Princesses review -‘Twisted and ghoulish delight’

Charles Britton is won over by the plays' disturbing horror

‘Lights Over Tesco Carpark’ review – “equal parts inspired and bonkers”

Charles Britton is abducted by laughter in 'Lights Over Tesco Carpark'

‘Kingsman’: The sequel’s disservice

Cinema's latest spy flick fails to charm Charles Britton

“Precisely the kind of theatre I would like to see more...

Charles Britton is besotted with the potheads in 'Garden'

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So that’s how Bandersnatch works, but did it snatch our respect?

From a design perspective, Bandersnatch falls into a lot of traps. Choices are quite infrequent and always binary, whereas it's standard for most interactive fiction games to allow you to choose almost every line of character dialogue. Isabella Welch discusses whether Bandersnatch is revolutionary or just manufactured hype on part of Netflix.

What’s on: Txking Oxford by Storm

TxkeOff and Land’s visit to Oxford will no doubt bring a new energy to the city, offering an elite clubbing experience to all its attendees with live artists performing
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Knight Of: read the one percent

Juliet Garcia covers the launch of Knight Of's crowdfunding campaign, centred around BAME children's literature.

Is “straightwashing” the new “whitewashing”?

Llimiting actors to their sexual demographic is not the way forward: it would hurt LGBTQ+ actors far more than it would straight ones

Andy Murray – the champion we didn’t deserve

A sportsperson who never forgot his roots, Murray endured horrible vitriol to become a role model both on and off the court