Category: Reviews

Review: The Events

Anna Marshall is inspired by Cuth’s Drama Society and Music Durham’s collaborative drama. Ultimately, The Events by Davud Grieg is a play about community. Grieg’s story of the aftermath of a shooting spans the...

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Review: Vincent River

Maddie Lock was immersed in Pitch Productions’ intimate drama. As the stage was plunged into darkness at the end of Pitch Productions’ Vincent River, it was as if I was able to take a breath for the first time since it had...

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Review: Seussical

Jennifer Baker revels in the childhood nostalgia of DULOG’s Dr. Seuss inspired annual Gala Theatre performance. As their biggest-scale musical of the year and, equally, one of the first DST shows of 2018, I was excited to...

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Review: Boys

Jake Hathaway slips across the ice to the City Theatre to see LTC’s rambunctious production. Boys, by Ella Hickson, is an interesting play. Interesting because it deals with a difficult subject matter in an unusual...

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A Round-Up: The Picnic

Eleanor Diggle settles into Empty Shop’s intimate studio space for a showcase of brand spanking new student writing. As I sat down to watch The Picnic, elbow to elbow (quite literally) with my fellow audience members in...

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Review: Medea

Georgie Proctor gets a taste of 1TC’s antidote to Christmas cheer. Directors Katie Sawyer and Hannah Sanderson have approached the Classical tragedy of Euripides’ Medea with an emphasis on the genre’s modern-day...

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Review: Woyzeck

Olivia Bevan allows herself to be immersed in Fourth Wall Theatre’s new take on a German classic. On arrival at Fourth Wall Theatre’s production of Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck, I certainly did not know what to expect, and my...

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Review: An Ideal Husband

Eleanor Diggle spends a night revelling in DUCT’s reincarnation of Oscar Wilde’s world of farcical fin-de-siecle high society. I am, I confess, perhaps a biased reviewer when it comes to DUCT’s An Ideal Husband. Not...

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Review: MOSCOS

Layla Chowdhury is excited and amused by LTC’s full length student-written clown and puppet show. Upon entering the Assembly Rooms Theatre, we were greeted by vintage sci-fi posters, finger paintings and a stage decorated...

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Review: Foxfinder

Zac Tiplady enjoys an atmospheric evening of theatre in Castle’s Norman Chapel. Long and gruelling this term has been, and it is this reviewer’s humble pleasure to inform you that CTC’s latest venture is neither long nor...

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Review: The God of Carnage

Grace English dabbles in the carnage of FTC’s latest production. Yasmina Reza’s black comedy, The God of Carnage, translated by Christopher Hampton, reveals the descent of a meeting between parents over an altercation...

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Review: The 24 Hour Musical

Michael Nower is amused by DULOG’s brave new charitable endeavour. I will start off by saying that, given the twenty-four-hour preparation period, the show was a great success; some stunning vocals and catchy tunes more...

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