Endgame off to a promising start

‘There’s a humanity in Endgame,’ director Will Felton tells me, ‘which is often overlooked.’ This is a bold claim to make – and if I hadn’t already seen what this production’s cast of four were capable of, I’d probably have scoffed. This Fools and Kings production of Endgame is every bit as unsettling as the best Beckett […]

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More Funny actually is

✮✮✮✮✮ The Buttless Chaps are back: four performers, 18 sketches, and a touch of oddly hilarious German musical to finish. Given the success of their show Some Funny earlier this year, the company had a tough job in making their return as entertaining with More Funny, but judging by the audience’s warm reception they’ve managed […]

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Hilda’s to hit the mark with Cyrano

Unless you’re a student of (French) literature and history, the poet, duellist and nobleman Cyrano de Bergerac will be amongst the unlikely historical characters that have crossed your path. But fear not: Attending the St. Hilda’s College Drama Society’s production of the homonymous play, translated by the Clockwork Orange author Anthony Burgess, will provide an […]

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