Theatre

An Interview with Laughing Mirror Theatre Company

An interview with Laughing Mirror Theatre Company’s artistic director Chad Porter. A “multi-rolling, slapstick comedy”, Laughing Mirror Theatre Company returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with another brand-new farce, Framed!, aimed to be a...

What Makes You a Woman

“What makes you a woman?”the young actresses of the St Marylebone theatre company are wondering. They try to find answers by presenting a chronology of women’s positions through well recreated scenes from different decades, starting from 1918,...

The Hollywood Effect

Mermaids: the University of St Andrews Performing Arts Fund task themselves with “peeling back the paper on a glossy, film poster world” in The Hollywood Effect. The show is essentially three monologues separated by scenes set in a train...

Walk Swiftly and With Purpose

In this post #MeToo world amid the rising awareness of female social issues, Walk Swiftly and With Purpose brings us back to where, for many of us, it all began: school. A delightful and universally relatable production, Walk Swiftly and With...

Shakespeare for Breakfast

For some, the prospect of untangling Shakespearean verse at 10:00 in the morning can only be made palatable with the allure of free coffee and croissants. (Spoiler, the croissants are definitely not what makes this show worth seeing.) However,...

Not in Our Neighbourhood

As the ‘Me Too’ campaign still bombards international news and social media, Gilded Balloon and Tikapa Productions’ extraordinary piece Not in Our Neighbourhood displays the devastating and never-ending cycle of misery that sexual harassment,...

Freeman

Freeman tells the powerful life-stories of six individuals, including William Freeman; the first African-American man to plead insanity as his defence. The minimalist staging allows the audience to focus their attention on the energetic and...

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