Authors Posts by Toby Scadding

Toby Scadding


Why so serious?

The overriding trend of modern television is the decline of seriously funny US drama

Mean girls and scream queens

Toby Scadding is spellbound by Fox's irreverent slasher send-up

Oxford cinemagoing: a primer

Toby Scadding weighs the options for your next cinema visit

Review: Mad Max

Toby Scadding enjoys vehicular carnage in this franchise revamp

Review: Phoenix

The Hitchcock-esque Phoenix leaves Toby Scadding feeling conflicted

The genius of Mad Men

Toby Scadding casts a retrosepctive glance over Mad Men's past seven seasons, locating the show amongst the pantheon of television classics

Blade Runner: The Final Cut

In the wake of the BFI's cinematic re-release of the cult classic, Toby Scadding takes a look back at how audiences came to love Blade Runner

Review: Wild Tales

Toby Scadding finds this Almodóvar produced anthology a riotous examination of people pushed to the brink.

Oscar Predictions – 2015

Which films will win big on Oscar night, and which films ought to? Toby Scadding airs his views


Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.

Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women

The Band Review – ‘heartwarming and nostalgic fun’

The new Take That inspired musical a great testament to the great British boyband.