Authors Posts by Finola Austin

Finola Austin


Toying with Fashion

Finola Austin reminisces over what her childhood taught her about fashion.

Review: A Doll’s House

Finola Austin is enthralled by this realisation of Ibsen's classic

Review: As You Like It

Finola Austin recommends Daniel Winder's production of this Shakespearian comedy

Review: Two Gentlemen of Verona

Finola Austin is impressed by Barbarian Productions' bounding enthusiasm in this early Shakespearean comedy

First Night: Giselle

Finola Austin is transported by the first of three performances by the Russian State Ballet of Siberia at the New Theatre

First Night Review : The Browning Version

Finola Austin finds Anna Stelle’s production of The Browning Version by Terence Rattigan to be an enjoyable night out but let down by the details.

Preview : Apples

Finola Austin takes a bite into this thoughtful production. Apples will be on at the Burton Taylor on tues - sat of 7th Week.

Paying a debt to Greek tragedy

Finola Austin talks to the people bringing Aeschylus’ tragedy Clytemnestra back to Oxford in its native language

Review: The Oresteia

Finola Austin is thoroughly turned off by a reworking of The Oresteia and discusses how it takes metatheatre too far

Interview: Paul Roseby

Cherwell sits down to chat with the director of the National Youth Theatre


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off