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Review: Pirates of Penzance

Review: Pirates of Penzance

"the energy of the cast never dimmed, carrying the audience through a whirlwind of brilliant singing" Right before watching Pirates of Penzance, I was told that around a quarter of the cast had been forced to step into their current roles at exceedingly short notice....

Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles

"this is a delightful, funny and heart-warming play to watch whether you are a Sherlock fanatic or just looking for a moment of light-hearted escapism" A refreshing remake of the classic Arthur Conan Doyle mystery, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson takes its audience on...

Review: Hamlet

Review: Hamlet

"Castle theatre company offered a truly dynamic and intimate production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet" In the tail end of Michaelmas term, Castle theatre company offered a truly dynamic and intimate production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Directed by Niamh Kelliher, and staged...

Review: Hamlet

Director’s Note: Hamlet

To direct or not to direct? That is the question I asked myself again and again before taking on Hamlet, it seemed an intimidating task to say the least , but I am forever glad that I took up the challenge. The next question I asked myself was inevitably, what would...

Review: Nora

Review: Nora

"All elements of the production, both creative and technical, created a piece of theatre that left the audience feeling in awe and moved by the storytelling" Fourth Wall’s contemporary production of Ibsen’s Nora: A Doll’s House, directed by Jennifer Lafferty, is a...

Review: Immaculate

Review: Immaculate

"I was expecting an impressive performance, but that does not even begin to describe the talent sizzling in every nook and cranny of this production" ‘I felt something inside of me, and I know you did too!’ Although not quite the same thing that Mia (Eleanor Sumner)...

Review: The Tempest

Review: The Tempest

"a production full of magic and wonder, love and comedy, in what is a demonstration of some of Durham’s finest talents" Wrong Tree’s ‘The Tempest’, creatively and intently directed by Amy Shelmerdine, with the assistance of Lali Rhyderrych, is a production full of...