Orlando and Vita & Virginia 15422 visits
Nigel Nicholson, the son of Vita Sackville-West, famously described ''Orlando'' as “the longest and most charming love-letter in literature”. It “[is] all about you, and the lusts of your flesh and the lure of your mind”, wrote Virginia to Vita as she began work.
Vita and Virginia by Eileen Atkins 25443 visits
By Eileen Atkins, based on the correspondence of Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf
"an excellent example of small-scale performance done well, and promises an evening that is moving, educational, and entertaining" Four stars from Whatsonstage.com
Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale 6058 visits
Love or knowledge: which would you choose?
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.
Who’s Who in Vita and Virginia 14936 visits
Virginia Woolf Virginia Woolf was one of the foremost literary figures of the 20th century. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and To The Lighthouse. Throughout her life, she was plagued by recurring mental illness.
Cast of La Bête 21409 visits
Ida Persson La Bête is Ida's second production with ElevenOne Theatre, having previously appeared as Louise (the maid) in Private Lives in April 2009. She now inherits this part from herself, appearing as Dorinne... the maid. In Oxford Ida has worked on and off stage in shows for BMH and the Oxford Theatre Guild, including Wit, A Christmas Carol, Henry V, and the OTG Revue.
Cast and crew of Tom and Viv 16875 visits
Cast Lisa Barnett (Rose) Lisa moved to Oxford a year ago, and is thrilled to be a part of this production. Her first experience in the area was playing the Nurse in Antigone with OTG at the Oxford Playhouse last March. Lisa trained at LAMDA and the Actor's Studio Drama School in NYC, and has been a professional actor in London, San Francisco and New York, performing in everything from Shakespeare to musicals and voice-overs.
To the Oxford Company of La Bête 5088 visits
From the playwright, David Hirson
Greetings from New York City! Having been a student at Oxford in the 1980s, I have a special affection for the place, and it pleases me to imagine that a play of mine is being performed there! I wish I could be there to see it, and to meet you personally! In lieu of that, Helen Taylor has asked me to write a few words.