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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Death in the Quad: A review

Last Saturday, against the St Andrews staple of Welly Ball, On the Rocks presented us with something a little different from the usual event:...

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...

Antigone: A preview

“Classic but relevant.” Directors Greta Kelly and Lorna Govan sat down with The Saint to discuss their upcoming production of Antigone, showing in the...

The Glass Menagerie: A review

Last week saw Mermaids’ latest production come to the Byre Theatre — this time Tennessee Williams’ famous play The Glass Menagerie, directed by Manaal...

Closer review – entertainment and flair aplenty

Performed with insight and designed with vision, Mermaids’ production of Closer certainly had its effect on the audience. The uninformed viewer, like myself, was...

Rocky Horror: A review

“It’s astounding, time is fleeting, madness takes its toll…” By the time these familiar lyrics are sensuously uttered almost 30 minutes into the film, the...

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...

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.

Freshers’ Plays: The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband reviewed

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

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...