Authors Posts by Francesca Wade

Francesca Wade


What Doherty did next…

Cherwell saw Pete Doherty of Pete Doherty infamy at the O2 Academy, and was pleasantly surprised by both his punctuality and his performance

Review: Marcus Foster Live

Francesca Wade is impressed by the rock ballads of Robert Pattinson's best mate

Review: Cause Celebre

Francesca Wade finds cause for celebration in this revival of Rattigan's final play

Review: Mahomet and Zaire

Francesca Wade is nearly but not quite convinced by these tales of religious fanaticism

Review: Faultlines (New Writing Festival)

Francesca Wade watches someone swim out of the Burton Taylor...

A song about flippers? S-imp-le

Francesca Wade is wowed by the Oxford Imps in rehearsal and in performance

Review: Year of the Rat

George Orwell finds love and talking animals on a remote island...

Review: Batman The Pantomime

The Dark Knight becomes Light Entertainer

Farce: A Serious Business

An interview with author and director of Restrictions May Apply

Review: Troilus and Cressida

A highly rated production of an underrated play


What’s next for Theresa May?

Major constitutional changes must not be carried out without adequate support

If Merkel Says Auf wiedersehen, what’s Next for Germany?

The German people must decide what they want, and whether the CDU will be able to provide it, whoever leads them.
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Branding Matters

What does it take to make a strong brand? Apparently not the same as it did five years ago. Georgia Watkins analyses the shift in branding strategies and the rise and fall of the logo.
A man in a wooded landscape stares ahead of him

Film Firsts: Nothing gets lost in translation with my first foreign film

Beyond even the sprawling shots of the Indian landscapes, Hirani’s film achieves the quality of epic.

Dirty Dancing Review – ‘gives fans exactly what they want’

Maxim Mower enjoys a touring production of Dirty Dancing at the New Theatre, which he says will satisfy lovers of the 1987 movie.