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Tragedy: A Comedy (Trinity, 2011)

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Have you ever wondered who would win in a fight between Romeo, Macbeth and Hamlet? WELL NOW YOU CAN FIND OUT! Shakespeare as you've never seen him before!


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


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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