CLAMOROUS VOICE

stage, spires, and Shakespeare

The 2009 Oriel Commemoration Ball was last night, and it was fabulous – so fabulous I’m having to hold one eye shut as I squint to check whether ‘Commemoration’ is spelt correctly. It looks wrong. But then everything looks wrong right now, including sunlight and my poor haggard face. Well, less haggard than scarlet and …

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The fifth annual Oriel 24 Hour Play, the Annals of Tathituth, smeared Oriel 2nd quad in oozing redness on 2 June 2009. Stumbling out of my dissertation-induced stupor, I went along to see my college son (yes, college father to racist berk Nick Gallagher of OUCA – so very proud, dear readers) shirtless, bleeding, and …

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We are rehearsing. It’s good. Our cast is somewhat reshuffled and now complete – we’ve welcomed Martha May as the Princess, and Dan McLean as Longaville. I’m sorrier than I can say to see Rob and Ellen go (nothing sinister – work and family commitments) but the new people are great and it’s good to …

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