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Saint Andrews
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

21 Chump Street: A review

If you are unfamiliar with the 15-minute musical that is 21 Chump Street (as I was when I first attended the event), it is...

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:...

Review: Handfast

I recently had the pleasure of attending a viewing of Handfast, a play presented at the Byre Theatre by Nutshell, an acclaimed Scottish theatre...

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...

Freshers’ Plays: The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband reviewed

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

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...

Hell is other people on stage in No Exit

Jean-Paul Sartre’s Huis Clos explores an afterlife where hell is being with other people in a locked room, inflicting eternal torment on each other....

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...

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...