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Review: The Last Noël read-through

Crisis artist Lucy attended a read-through of our new Christmas show for grown-ups, The Last Noël. Here is what she thought: The icy grip of winter may be almost upon us, but this year’s...

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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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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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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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An Enemy Of The People

Anna Glynn, Joint Artistic Director of Flintlock Theatre, tells us why they chose to re-imagine Ibsen’s An Enemy Of The People. The show is here 2 – 6 October. We love reaching new audiences...

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Our Place – September

Our Place is an exhibition by Crisis artists, which will open on 16 November. Artist Jordan Vanderhyde is keeping a blog – here’s what he has said so far. So today took an expected, but unexpected turn....

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