Archive: Interview

Team Viking: James Rowland

Hello! I’m James Rowland, and I’m going to tell you a story. I’m a performer and writer and on the 14th of September I will be performing my first show, Team Viking, at the...

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The Diary of a Hounslow Girl

From traditional Pakistani weddings to fights on the night bus, The Diary of a Hounslow Girl is told through the eyes of a hooped-earring, headscarf-wearing 16 year old British Muslim girl growing up in West London....

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It’s Crumpled, Needs Ironing/Presto And Clown

Sparky Buddy Productions bring two plays to the Old Fire Station on 22 & 23 September:  It’s Crumpled, Needs Ironing/Presto And Clown. Rehearsals are underway, and we caught up with director David Pustansky to find...

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The Unhallowed Master

Implexa Dance Company bring new show The Unhallowed Master to the Old Fire Station on Saturday 3 September at 7.30pm. We tracked down Louise Hague, Artistic Director, to see if she could tell us...

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FABRIC: interview with Abi Zakarian

Raw, poignant and unflinching new play FABRIC is here on Tuesday 5 July, brought to us by the Marlowe Theatre Canterbury and theatre company TREMers. The show questions the shifting roles and expectations of...

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Interview: Simon Tavener, director of Season’s Greetings

‘Tis the Season to be jolly…. well, for most people! Christmas should be a time for family and friends to come together and enjoy each other’s company. But peace and goodwill don’t last long...

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Interview: Cate Nunn, director of Blue Stockings

Victorian Cambridge: at the first women’s college, a group of brilliant young women are fighting for the right to an equal education, and for the chance to determine their own futures. Jessica Swale’s feminist...

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Interview: All Roads Lead To Rome

Chris Dobrowolski has been Visiting Artist at the British Antarctic Survey, has created sculptures from planes, trains and automobiles, and has been described as ‘the greatest living artist in the UK’. He’s visiting us...

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Calling Mr Aluko

I had the great pleasure of talking to Tayo Aluko, who stars in “Call Mr Robeson“, a one man show this Thursday 30th October at the Old Fire Station. Most people, if they know...

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Tim Key Q & A

In the run up to Tim Key’s return to the OFS  this month, we pry into the world of this radio star, film star and performance poet extraordinaire… Tell us a bit about yourself....

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Longwave preview by Catherine Love

Ahead of his autumn tour across the South East, award-winning theatre maker Chris Goode talks to journalist Catherine Love about revisiting the 2006 production of Longwave, and how it feels to be back in...

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Barbara Kruger at Modern Art Oxford

https://38.media.tumblr.com/0cdf40a271c366d8f34c0f6efc05387d/tumblr_naofn91uY11rwu3h0o2_500.gif Barbara Kruger’s name first cropped up in my art history module at Banbury OCVC. A fleeting photo of a billboard, included in a lesson about pop art & post modernism; I was intrigued...

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