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    Mark Barclay

    Michaelmas Highlights

    All the latest gossip on what's hot on the Oxford stage this term

    Remembrance of theatre past

    Mark Barclay wistfully recalls the idealism of freshers’ week

    Why social media doesn’t promote social justice

    Mark Barclay argues that social media ultimately fails to tackle the world's problems

    Was Cumberbatch right?

    Mark Barclay asks why nobody questioned Benedict's latest outburst

    Video and Theatre

    Mark Barclay explores the possibility of a symbiosis of video and theatre - or an invasion of one by the other

    Teenage flicks right through the night

    Marc Barclay questions how exactly adolescent audiences are keeping cinemas open in the dark days of piracy and Netflix

    Review: Oxford Revue

    This is not intentionally meta

    Experimental Theatre Club

    Words Words Words

    Preview: Twelfth Night

    An intriguing reinterpretation of a Shakespeare classic

    Preview: Yesterday

    Mark Barclay sees potential greatness for this piece of new writing

    Review: Punk Rock

    Mark Barclay enjoys this gritty if slightly exaggerated school play

    Preview: Elephants

    Mark Barclay savours this bitchy domestic drama

    OBA’s Easter Screening Recap

    Mark Barclay recaps Oxford Broadcasting Association’s Easter Film Screening

    Review: The Real Thing

    A triumph for garden postmodernity