Authors Posts by Finola Austin

Finola Austin


Preview: The Duchess of Malfi

A poor production fails to live up to Webster's tragic masterpiece

Review: A Chaste Maid in Cheapside

The Edward's Boys bring Cheapside into Somerville chapel

Review: Bent

A poignant script, interesting staging and the odd song make this one to watch

First Night Review: Samson Agonistes

Merton Chapel provides the perfect backdrop for this atmospheric production

Ruddigore: First Night Review

A riotous romp at the O'Reilly

No horsing around here

Equus is sinister, stressful and very successful

Drama Briefing

Our regular bulletin giving you the lowdown on jobs, plays, workshops and other dramatic titbits.

Hilary’s dramatic highlights

Our Stage Editor takes a look at what's on stage this term.

Hilary’s dramatic highlights HRSP

Our Stage Editor takes a look at what's on stage this term.

Interview: Lucy Caldwell

The award-winning playwright talks about the beginnings of her career


Blues committee members vote on merger of women’s and men’s committees

The presidents' proposal is expected to meet opposition with captains of a number of teams signing a letter in opposition against the merger.

Crossing continents

How to build your academic career halfway around the world

Oxford bans donations from Chinese tech giant

Oxford suspended Huawei donations shortly after China was criticised as 'autocratic' by Chancellor Patten

Hard to Be-Leave – Brexit: The Uncivil War

If you're looking for a grown up perspective on Brexit, Channel 4's political docudrama leaves much to be desired
two hands holding a load of shopping bags

Binge shopping – a no brainer?

Exploring the science behind the 'treat yourself' mentality