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Review: The Oxford Improvisers

Crisis client George reviews The Oxford Improvisers The Oxford Improvisers invite guests from Britain and abroad to perform an evening of new and improvised music at the Old Fire Station once a month. Tickets...

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Review: The Oxford Improvisers

Crisis client George reviews The Oxford Improvisers The Oxford Improvisers invite guests from Britain and abroad to perform an evening of new and improvised music at the Old Fire Station once a month. Tickets...

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Daily Bread – review

Usher and Crisis artist Mark saw Flintlock Theatre’s Daily Bread, 13 September 2019. He tells us what he thought: Companions lend me your ears. It was Friday evening and Robin Colyer was baking bread...

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Review – Aporia

Arts Trainee Nicola reviews contemporary dance show Aporia from Thomas Page Dances, here July 2019. Aporia was brilliant and fascinating to watch. The costumes were all neutral colours which looked the same until they started...

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Offbeat 2019: review round-up

Usher and Crisis artist Mark saw shows all the way through the Offbeat festival – here, he presents his thoughts! Skip Skip Skip Enjoyable, if naive, coming of age story of a ‘young Goth’...

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Phoenix

Richard Marsh tells us about Phoenix, his new musical. Here Saturday 29 June, 12pm. My parents were born in Oxford. I was born in Oxford, then we moved away when I was tiny to...

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SURGE

Chantelle Walker, performer and writer also known as Channie B, tells us about SURGE – here 18 – 20 June for Offbeat 2019. SURGE all began while I was doing my Theatre Masters degree...

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Life Is A Circus – stories

On Sunday 19 May 2019, at 10pm, the BBC screened Life Is A Circus – the documentary about our 2017 Hidden Spire show, Sawdust. The project is just one of the ways we work with...

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ROCKBOTTOM by Doug Lucie

Doug is one of the people we work with who is facing tough times. He went to see ROCKBOTTOM recently as part of the Dancin’ Oxford festival, and wrote this poem in response: When...

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Hidden Spire: Life Is A Circus Q&A

Hidden Spire costs almost £100,000 to do. We think it’s worth every penny. To donate today to make the next Hidden Spire a reality, click here. Life Is A Circus screened on BBC Four...

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Review – Snowflake

Max, who is taking part in our Arts Training Scheme, reviews Snowflake. The build up to Christmas – as nice as it is for some – can be a festive time fraught with anxiety. And...

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Review – Flux

Max, who is taking part in our Arts Training Scheme, reviews Flux. Set in the mid-1980s, Kate is seeking to become a world-renowned scientist in a male dominated world. Kate has had this aspiration since...

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Review – Hickory Dickory Murder

Max, who is taking part in our Arts Training Scheme, reviews regular improv comedy night Hickory Dickory Murder. Arriving for the performance and sitting front row centre (not my favourite seat) and straight away...

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