Review: Hadestown – from myth to musical

The National Theatre's musical work-in-progress proves to be a charming retelling of the story of Orpheus and Eurydice
Margaret Atwood in a red scarf, talking into a microphone on a podium.

2019 Booklist: The Best is Yet to Come

With the new year comes a fresh calendar of book releases to look out for. Chung Kiu Kwok shares a few of her most anticipated titles hitting shelves in the coming twelve months.

Bridgit: the simple power of looking

"It is Bridgit’s shaky, close-up quality that makes the work – it’s relatable and reachable."
A man with a menacing expression stares ahead of him.

An alternative to ‘Fast Film’

Modern cinema is rubbish - it is time to rediscover some old classics to remind ourselves what it is to be truly moved by film.

Black Mirror: Art as Social Satire

A review of the Saatchi exhibition, showing until 17th February

Escaping to Space

Isabella Welch discusses representations of space as a world better than our own

Oxford Museums and the Artefacts of Colonialism

Lydia Stephens considers Oxford museums in light of the repatriation debate
A boat sits on a river at night and fireflies are dotted around the place.

Film First: a box of tissues are needed for the first...

Director Isao Takahata tugs at the heartstrings until you're bleary-eyed

The Lady’s Mad Review – ‘a triumph’

Paul Nash is captivated by Thistledown Theatre's production of Rebekah King's new play.

Books to buy in the first few months of 2019

A quick guide to the highly anticipated books coming out in 2019

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Cleopatra (Sophie Okonedo) kneels behind a dying Antony (Ralph Fiennes) flanked by two servants.

Review: Antony and Cleopatra – a star-studded Shakespeare

Lawrence Li is impressed by the National Theatre’s opulent imagining of a Shakespearean classic

Bhajis, bacteria, and bicycles: inside crew date kitchens

Cherwell obtained copies of the most recent hygiene food hygiene reports from At Thai, Jamal’s, and The Temple Lounge through Oxford City Council, all of which highlighted issues regarding hygiene, cleaning, and confidence in the restaurants’ management.

The Race is on

James Martin wonders whether Liverpool can hold on to win their first Premier League title?

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