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2019

‘Arresting and alliterative: Athens in the Antipodes’, review of Athens to Aotearoa: Greece and Rome in New Zealand Literature and Society, ed. by Diana Burton, Simon Perris and Jeff Tatum (2017) and Antipodean Antiquities: Classical Reception Down Under, ed. by Marguerite Johnson (2019), Journal of New Zealand Literature 37: 187-91

2016

‘Dancing feats’, review of America Dancing by Megan Pugh and What the Eye Hears by Brian Seibert, Times Literary Supplement, 11 May

2014

Review of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, Harold Pinter Theatre, London, Times Literary Supplement, 25 July

Review of Sheila: The Australian Ingenue Who Bewitched British Society by Robert Wainwright, Times Literary Supplement, 30 May

‘Her many selves’, review of Ellen Terry with Eileen Atkins, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London, Times Literary Supplement, 29 January

‘Bone-deep pleasure’, review of Through the Eyes of a Dancer: Selected Writings by Wendy PerronTimes Literary Supplement, 10 January

2013

An appreciation of Slim Chances – NT50: Personal, Partial, Unofficial, by Edward Petherbridge, Vulpes Libris, 19 November

‘The way to Wonderland’, review of Peter and Alice, Noël Coward Theatre, Times Literary Supplement, 10 May

2012

‘A near myth’, review of Martha Graham in Love and War by Mark Franko, Times Literary Supplement, 21 December

2011

Review of Top Hat by Peter William Evans, Times Literary Supplement, 24 June

2008

Review of A Companion to Tragedy (Blackwell) ed. by Rebecca Bushnell, Journal of Hellenic Studies 128: 193-4

Review of Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and International Politics ed. by Christopher Stray, The Oscholars 46 (September/October)

2007

Review of Isobel Hurst’s Victorian Women Writers and the Classics: The Feminine of Homer, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 22 August

2001

‘Dark Hero’, a review of Simon Armitage’s Mister Heracles, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Oxford Magazine 189 (Trinity Term): 11-12

Review of Michael Elliot Rutenberg’s free translation of Seneca’s Oedipus, Classicum 27.1: 29-30