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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The anti-Trump song and the danger of formula

Politically charged popular music released in the last few months has showcased examples ranging from stunningly sophisticated lyricism to cringeworthy wannabe-revolution-anthems.

The Hobbit – review

It has finally arrived. This winter's blockbuster comes in the diminutive form of The Hobbit, the long-awaited prequel to Peter Jackson's gargantuan Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Despite a few controversies along the way, it's bound to be a sure-fire commercial success: but can it possibly live up to its predecessor? Alex Harrison follows the Unexpected Journey.

A great night with the St Andrews Symphony

The stage at Younger Hall was bursting with student musicians on Tuesday 18 November in order to make room for Soloist, Viv McLean, who...

The Practice Room: a play about music without music

‘The Practice Room’ is the foundation for a good play that requires that one, all-important note to make it work.

Around the World in 80 Minutes

Devini Pabari reviews an eclectic night of international music

The Saint at Freshers’ Week: MiL present Three Blind Wolves with...

Music is Love kick-start the year with a storming set from Three Blind Wolves and Washington Irving.

The History Boys: A review

‘One of the historian’s jobs,’ Mr Irwin observes to his class of Oxbridge candidates, ‘is to anticipate what our perspective of that period ...

Cumberbatch’s Hamlet: a review

When Lyndsey Turner’s production of Hamlet first arrived at the Barbican in 2015, it was one of the most anticipated and hyped-up shows in...

Mermaids president and vice talk theatre

Mermaids President Joanna Bowman and Vice-President Natalie English spoke to The Saint about their theatre experiences and their time on the committee.

Fairy good: Iolanthe review

Stephen Quinn reviews the G&S society's performance of the classic musical