OSO Arts Previews and Blog

Get a behind the scenes peek into our upcoming and previous shows

Preview: Heart of Darkness

"The horror. The horror." Heart of Darkness has had a powerful influence on contemporary culture. If you have read Conrad's classic novel, or have seen Apocalypse Now, the seminal Vietnam-era adaption, the chilling story of a boat journey into the depths of madness...

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In Conversation with… Charlie Robb

Charlie Robb is a blossoming talent in the comedy world, a Cambridge Footlights alumnus with several hit shows at the Edinburgh Fringe under his belt. This Friday, we welcome his new show, Romantic Encounters in a Darkened Room, to the OSO for what will undoubtedly be...

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Theatresports!™ – Improvising Stories

Theatresports!™, which opens this Friday 24th, is a completely new experience at the OSO. A fully improvised show, it is certain to be a fresh and exciting evening for the audience. We sit down with Faye Brann, the mastermind behind the show, to discuss how her...

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Giles Abbott Returns to the OSO

Storyteller Giles Abbott is one of our favourite performers. Anyone who was lucky enough to see his show last season, Alexander Pope: A Search for Perfection, will know just how warm, passionate and intelligent Giles is. His stories encourage us to think and feel in...

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In Conversation With… Clare Weatherill

Anyone entering the OSO this week will immediately know that something feels different. There is a lightness about the place, a tranquility and an airiness that's hard to define. That's thanks to local artist Clare Weatherill, whose new exhibition, 'Here and There',...

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Preview: Brexit the Musical

Sometimes a show comes along which is perfect for our current times. Brexit the Musical is one of those shows. Following sell-out runs at the Canal Cafe and the Waterloo East Theatre, and a very special performance at the House of Commons immediately after the Article...

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