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Saint Andrews
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Opera Society presents: Venus & Adonis

One of the most well-known myths in Ovid’s Metamorphoses occurs in Book X: as Cupid accidentally pricks his mother Venus with one of his...

Review: Tetra-Decathlon at the Byre

Push both the body and mind to the extreme, to the point of complete capitulation. This is the mentality that Lauren Hendry drills into...

Julie Rose Bower: “Foley Explosion” in the Byre

Think of a genre in film. Ignore the visual elements that come to mind and focus on sound, the key sonic components that made...

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...

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...

‘The King and I’ Review: Excellence at the London Palladium

I have to admit, it was with some trepidation that we took our seats for the production of ‘The King and I’ at the...

Box Clever: A review

On Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 May, The Feminist Society of St Andrews put on ‘Box Clever’, a play that was essentially a one-woman...

“Fisk” in the Byre Theatre: A preview

“Many men go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not just fish they are after.” A man sails alone in a tiny...

The Cripple of Inishmaan: A review

“Staring at cows is the height of sanity” So says Boatman Bennet, a comment which makes sense in the isolated Irish island mini-world that is...

Ubu Roi: A preview

Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi premiered on 10 December 1896 in Paris, causing riots in audiences. It is considered one of the first absurdist plays...