Theatre

Opera, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Theatre

The Magic Flute at Waterperry Gardens in Oxfordshire

The Magic Flute at Waterperry Gardens in Oxfordshire

A review by Nicholas Newman For many Mozart’s Magic Flute is connected with the television series Inspector Morse and Young Morse, less so with a fight between good and evil. Though one thing is certain, […]

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Lifestyle, Oxford, Theatre

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie

A review by Nicholas Newman If you are looking for a good evening out, then a good place to be is Oxford’s New Theatre. This week its Thoroughly Modern Millie a musical based on the film […]

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by × May 2, 2018 × 0 comments

Oxford, Theatre

Sutra dancers

Sutra New Theatre Oxford

A theatre review by Nicholas Newman Last night’s performance (23 March) of Sutra at Oxford’s New Theatre could be described as dancing with dominoes or coffins depending on your point of view. Certainly, the mix of […]

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by × March 24, 2018 × 0 comments

Oxford, Oxfordshire, Review, Theatre

Tango Moderno

Tango Moderno

  Tango Moderno at Oxford’s New Theatre, is simply great! It’s a great piece of family entertainment for all ages. It reminds me of the music and dance shows based on the particular theme, so […]

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by × March 7, 2018 × 0 comments

Oxford, Oxfordshire, Review, Theatre

Nutcracker at Oxford’s New Theatre

Nutcracker at Oxford’s New Theatre

A review by Nicholas Newman With its glittering set, fairy-tale transformations and stage wizardry, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker is perfect for bringing the magic of the festive season to the stage – small wonder that this tale […]

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by × January 10, 2018 × 0 comments

Oxford, Review, Theatre

WAR HORSE UK Tour 2017

Warhorse at the New Theatre Oxford

A review by Nicholas Newman Warhorse is a different type of stage production, there is much to recommend it. Many in the audience including the impressionist and comedian Rory Bremner were full of expectation before […]

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Going Out, Julia Gasper, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Review, Theatre

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss

A review by Julia Gasper Welsh National Opera at New Theatre Oxford.   Strauss’s insouciant operetta is a treat at any time of year, but especially suitable for Christmas as the plot revolves around a […]

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by × December 3, 2017 × 0 comments

Going Out, Julia Gasper, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Review, Theatre

Jack and the Beanstalk, Pantomime at Oxford Playhouse

Jack and the Beanstalk, Pantomime at Oxford Playhouse

A review by Julia Gasper Oxford Playhouse has put on a lot of excellent pantomimes over the past years, but while the lead performers in this one – Ricky Oakley as a handsome, nice though […]

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by × December 3, 2017 × 0 comments

Opera, Oxford, Theatre

Tchaikowsky’s Eugene Onegin.

Tchaikowsky’s Eugene Onegin.

Julia Gasper reviews How fortunate we are in Oxford to be visited by the Welsh National Opera with its exciting series of new productions to cheer us up in the dreary days of November. None […]

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by × November 29, 2017 × 0 comments

Oxford, Theatre

Mamma Mia the musical at Oxford’s New Theatre

Mamma Mia the musical at Oxford’s New Theatre

A review by Nicholas Newman Last night, it was great to see Mamma Mia the musical at Oxford’s New Theatre. The theatre was absolutely packed to its rafters as the audience waited with anticipation for this […]

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by × November 16, 2017 × 0 comments