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The Writer review – ‘jumping out at you in wild, exciting,...

Hickson tries one formal experiment after another and each time brings a different gender-dynamic under her lens

The Inheritance review – ‘it is hard to imagine this play...

John Livesey finds that Stephen Daldry's ambitious play loses its momentum

RSC Hamlet Review – ‘This is simultaneous creativity and destruction. To...

John Livesey reflects upon the Basquiat elements of this perceptive RSC production

In Conversation with the Team Behind #Ending the Silence

John Livesey talks to Euton Daley and Amantha Edmead about their latest show at the Old Firestation

Beginning review – ‘comfortable, emotionally-streamlined and ideologically safe’

John Livesey is left cold by a conservative if accomplished transfer

The Twilight Zone – ‘dizzyingly strange’

The Almeida’s adaptation of the hit TV show is baffling and brilliant in equal measure, writes John Livesey

Parliament Square – ‘an assemblage of half-formed thoughts’

The Bush Theatre’s production of James Fritz’s new play fails to live up to its full potential, writes John Livesey

Preview: ‘Lovesong’ – “one of the best pieces of student theatre...

John Livesey is blown away by a preview of the sold-out 'Lovesong'

‘Volpone’ preview – “a very potent type of dramatic humour”

John Livesey is excited by 'Volpone', playing at the Keble O'Reilly in 7th week

‘Lieutenant of Inishmore’ review – ‘An excellent understanding of pace’

John Livesey admires the acting in 'The Lieutenant of Inishmore,' but regrets how it shies away from violent visuals

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“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

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The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

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