Orphans – A review

  In some ways, it is fortunate that this page does not contain a transcript of incomprehensible stuttering. This is not because Orphans, directed by Georgia Bruce, was anything but fantastic, but rather that it delivered such a knock-out blow to its audience, that it was difficult to summon words afterwards. Actors: if you felt […]

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Too edgy for students?

“Experimental”. A word with very different meanings depending on your demographic. It could be something to do with labs. It could be Michael Nyman. It could be your more laissez-faire Friday night exploits. Or, if you’re that way inclined, it could be something to do with the mysterious world of drama. Experimental theatre has a […]

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Review: The Lesson

Rarely has the phrase “My tutor’s going to kill me” had greater resonance. In Eugène Ionesco’s The Lesson, the Pupil (Missy Malek) arrives at the house of the Professor (Hannah Bristow), ready for a lesson in which “Arithmetic leads to philology and philology leads to crime”, in the words of the Professor’s Maid (Benedict Tate). The […]

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