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Friday, May 24, 2019

A tasty dose of chaos: Pass the Salt – review

Pass the Salt Dir. Simon Lamb and Andrew Illsley *** Pass the Salt: A Play Peppered With Humour does very well in delivering the humour promised in...

Ambition that need not be slain: Julius Caesar – review

Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare Monday 9 April, Venue 2 Dir. Benji Bailey *****   Shakespeare's Julius Caesar self-consciously professes: How many ages hence Shall this our lofty scene be acted...

The Goat, or Who is Sylvia – review

The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? Dir. Mandarr Brandi **** Albee's plays are notorious for their controversial content but in one of the playwright's later works he...

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...

Love played for laughs

Wasted Love Dir. Mark Gregory *** From heartbreak to healing, Wasted Love follows the difficult path taken by a group of charming - if bizarre - individuals...

Is it All’s Well That Ends Well for the Byre?

After the Byre theatre’s final curtain, Emma Moore investigates the chal­lenges that student theatre will face, and the new windows of opportunity for the...

Troilus & Cressida – review

Troilus & Cressida Venue 1, Monday 19 February Dir. Lewis Harding and Chris Cannell *** If one were to order the plays of Shakespeare into categories, one could...

Big names eclipse real talent on big screen

You could say it all started with Marlon Brando. With seemingly more and more stage musicals receiving adaptations to screen in recent years, a rather...

KK Panto: Five Discover Each Other – review

Kate Kennedy Pantomime: Five Discover Each Other Dir. Christy White-Spunner Venue 1, Thursday 6th December ** Silly, yet distinctly unfestive, this year’s Kate Kennedy Christmas pantomime re-envisions the...

Kate Kennedy pantomime 2012

Emily Hill speaks to Christy White-Spunner, the man behind this years Kate Kennedy pantomime...