[Oxford University Light Entertainment Society]

Tragedy: A Comedy (Trinity, 2011)

Have you ever wondered who would win in a fight between Romeo, Macbeth and Hamlet?


Shakespear as you've never seen him before!


Romeo-Emma New (St Hildas)
"that arse!"
Macbeth-Martin Corcoran (St. Edmund Hall)
"pribbling flapdragon!"
Hamlet-Jenni Goodchild (Mansfield)
"I'm all man!"
Juliet-Rhoslyn Beckwith (St. Hilda's)
"all those men, all those tights!"
Mercutio-Alice Young (Hertford)
"Wooooo! And all that"
Nursey-Sam Young (Worcester)
"his buttocks aren't half as nice"
Father Lawrence-Jonathan Sims (St. Hilda's)
"four grams of mescaline"
Tybalt-Perry Hartland-Asbury (Mansfield)
"terribly dexterous hands!"
Ophelia-Olivia Upchurch (Jesus)
"Let's get you home"
Lady Macbeth-Sasha McKenna (St Hildas)
"see this dagger?"
Montague 1-Emily Robotham
"We'll take him home"
Montague 2-Richard Owen (Ex-Lincoln)
"he's dead"
Rosencrantz-Rebecca Nightingale (Filthy Brooks Interloper)
"Sweet-bottom grass"
Guildenstern-Péter Connell
Banquo-Morgan Wilkinson (Hertford)
"that's not your eye"
Old Hamlet (the King)-Holly Morgan (Mansfield)
"unfiddled with"
Shakespeare-Jessica Law (St.Anne's)
"shut up, Marlowe!"
Marlowe-Bryn Griffiths (New College)
"government spy"
Witch 1-Pippin (Magdalen)
"chocolate statue of Voldemort"
Witch 2-Aya Matsumoto
"Ooh! Free Corpse!"
Witch 3-Ben Below (Worcester)
"First born son!"
Written by-Asha Hartland-Asbury (Brasenose)
"It's a very serious work of literature!"
Director-Aya Matsumoto
Ben Below (Worcester)
Musical Director-Perry Hartland-Asbury (Mansfield)
Producer-Morgan Wilkinson (Hertford)
Rebecca Nightingale (Filthy Brooks Interloper)

Script and Programme

Flosscars Wins

Best HeroEmma New (St Hildas) for Romeo
The "M-Tropolis and M-Town" award for Best Double Act/CoupleMartin Corcoran (St. Edmund Hall) and Jonathan Sims (St. Hilda's) for MacBeth and Father Lawrence
Best Portrayal of a Member of the Opposite SexSam Young (Worcester) for Nursey
Best WriterAsha Hartland-Asbury (Brasenose)
Best fluff/fuck-up/cock-up during a performanceAlice Young (Hertford) for "Romeo! I'm so glad I've killed you! I mean found you!"
The "Dan Artus" Award for Best Worst Line-learnerJonathan Sims (St. Hilda's) for Father Lawrence

Flosscars Nominations

Best HeroJenni Goodchild (Mansfield) for Hamlet
Best HeroineRhoslyn Beckwith (St. Hilda's) for Juliet
Best Bad Guy / VillainMartin Corcoran (St. Edmund Hall) for MacBeth
Pippin (Magdalen), Aya Matsumoto and Ben Below (Worcester) for The Witches
The "M-Tropolis and M-Town" award for Best Double Act/CoupleJonathan Sims (St. Hilda's) and Sam Young (Worcester) for Nursey and Father Lawrence
Jessica Law (St.Anne's) and Bryn Griffiths (New College) for Shakespeare and Marlowe
Best Portrayal of a Member of the Opposite SexEmma New (St Hildas) for Romeo
Alice Young (Hertford) for Mercutio
Jenni Goodchild (Mansfield) for Hamlet
The "Tom Reynolds" Award for most Spurious AccentMartin Corcoran (St. Edmund Hall) for MacBeth
Best Directing TeamAya Matsumoto, Ben Below (Worcester) and Perry Hartland-Asbury (Ex-Mansfield)
Best SongPerry Hartland-Asbury (Ex-Mansfield) for So Much Fun to be a Shakespeare Zombie
Best CostumeMartin Corcoran (St. Edmund Hall) for MacBeth
Alice Young (Hertford) for Mercutio
Rhoslyn Beckwith (St. Hilda's) for Juliet's Wedding Dress
Olivia Upchurch (Jesus) for her dress (post paddling pool...)
Best PropMorgan Wilkinson (Hertford) and Rebecca Nightingale (Filthy Brooks Interloper) for The Balcony
Best fluff/fuck-up/cock-up during a performanceRhoslyn Beckwith (St. Hilda's) for forgetting the song and singing "I don't know what the words are" instead
Olivia Upchurch (Jesus) and the paddling pool for failed trajectories
Best Ad LibJonathan Sims (St. Hilda's) for the crime fighting with Jesus dream
Marcus Garner-Hatcher (Lincoln) for being a tree
Jonathan Sims (St. Hilda's) and Martin Corcoran (St. Edmund Hall) for "Aaargh! Thar be Oxford, ripe for the plunderin'!" / "Och Aye, I'm in trouble again!"
Martin Corcoran (St. Edmund Hall) for nothing specific, as all his lines seemed as-libbed...
The "Dan Artus" Award for Best Worst Line-learnerRichard Owen (Ex-Lincoln) for Montague 2
The "Ooh you luvvie" Award for actually being able to actEmma New (St Hildas) for Romeo
Martin Corcoran (St. Edmund Hall) for MacBeth
Jonathan Sims (St. Hilda's) for Father Lawrence
The "Beyond the Call of Duty" Award for Going Beyond the Call of DutySam Young (Worcester) for having to kiss Jonny
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