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Oscar Wilde’s Ring Returns to Magdalen College

A solid gold ring given as a gift of friendship by Oscar Wilde to his friend William Ward has been returned to...

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

Yii-Jen Deng reviews 'The Importance of Being Earnest' at Teddy Hall.

Sensuality In Strauss’ ‘Salome’

"Salome’s kiss is undoubtedly an extreme example, a sensual climax of an obscene kind, but musically important nonetheless, and a moment that illuminates its preceding pages of music."

Going Wilde in America

“Audiences deserted his lectures, Harvard students mocked his outfits, and his failures left him drunk and dejected." Reviewing Michele Mendelssohn's 'Making Oscar Wilde'.
five woman dressed in old-fashioned upper class dresses sitting in a garden setting; there is a chaise long, a sofa and a table with chairs

Review: A Woman of No Importance – ‘the best Wilde production...

With a terrific cast, a splendid setting, and a deft handling of the script, Magdalen Players' take on A Woman of No Importance proves to be a fourth week delight
A group of four young women and a young man rehearsing a scene from a play. There is a picture of Oscar Wilde on a wall in the background

Preview: A Woman of No Importance – ‘promises an informed, thorough...

Magdalen Players reimagine Oscar Wilde's melodramatic comedy in fourth week
An illustrated portrait of Huysmans sat in a room.

Urban Decay

Exploring the metropolis in 1890s Decadent literature and its origins in Baudelaire and Huysman

Salome Review – ‘struggles to take audience into another world’

Tea Party Productions' 'Salome' shows the play's continuing power to unsettle

The weight of inheritance

Cultural pilgrimages give us access to the inaccessible

Anything but a simple fairy-tale

Ebere Nweze is impressed by this unnerving and sharp new adaptation of Wilde’s short story