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Friday, September 21, 2018

Hamilton on the West End: A review

The most eagerly awaited musical to grace the West-End stage in recent years has finally opened its doors and filled its seats, debuting on...

The Importance of Being Earnest review: a trivial comedy for serious...

This production deserves five stars. Not only did it live up to expectations, it exceeded them.

And Then There Were None: A review

This was, quite simply, the best student production I’ve seen. On the 2nd of this month, having heard of the immense preparation and artistic vision...

Can all the world be a stage?

Theatre is the act of sitting quietly in a chair, in the dark, watching actors on a stage pretend that you aren’t there. But...

A stormy start to the season: The Tempest review

The Tempest Dir. Joseph Bell Prod. Maggie Pelta-Pauls ** Having never seen a production of The Tempest before, I was looking forward to seeing this version, described as...

Twelfth Night: A review

Like anyone with discerning tastes, my first brush with Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night was the 2006 romantic comedy adaptation She’s the Man, starring Amanda Bynes...

Spotlight: BoxedIn Theatre

It never fails to amaze me how much some students can fit into their working week. It’s very easy for sleep to take precedence...

Freshers’ Plays: The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband reviewed

The future of the theatre scene in St Andrews is in safe hands.

40 years on and still making a Rocky Horrorshow of it

Each of us has that one book, film, song, work of art, that is individually significant. It may relate to our own life in...

The Great Gatsby: A review

Roaring jazz, endlessly flowing champagne, raucous dancing into the early hours. This is the glittering excess of Jay Gatsby’s world, the titular tycoon with...