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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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Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...

The ‘Brideshead Revisited’ reputation haunting Oxford

Is there any truth in the fictional portrayals of the University?

Oxford grad launches new access initiative

The new organisation aims to connect disadvantaged students with Oxbridge mentors