Theatre

Unveiled

Crying in response to theatre is not an unfamiliar concept. You can cry with laughter; tears can fall in awe of something beautiful; and, of course, lament a play’s tragic end. You may even cry because some shows (particularly at the Fringe) are...

Kursk

We are always told to be heroes. During a Russian naval exercise in August 2000, a dummy torpedo aboard the submarine “Kursk” exploded. Despite being one of the largest and most advanced attack submarines ever constructed, the detonation proved...

Spool

“If I could change one thing, I’d change…”. This opening thought by the Mind as he inspects his partner, the Body, opens Spool with the impression that the next 50 minutes are going to be an exploration of the imperfections we all can...

Trainspotting

Trainspotting is located in the Assembly Underground; the set resembles a derelict warehouse with graffiti covering the walls. Upon entrance, each audience member is given a glow stick and you are placed on the floor, a metre away from the main cast...

Chinese Women’s Whispers

One of the great things about the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the platform given to international theatre companies, allowing them the chance to tell their unique and often unheard stories. One of these gems that will undoubtedly have a lasting...

Overshadowed

As Overshadowed opens, the chilling sound of hospital monitors beeping is one that immediately stirs feelings of dread in those who know someone who has suffered from an eating disorder. As Imogene stands centre-stage, staring wide-eyed up to the...

Penetrating Europe, or Migrants Have Talent

After their first outing at the Fringe last year with their tongue in cheek show Bloody Foreigners, amateur theatre group of Ukrainians and their friends Molodyi Teatr London are back with their dynamic and clever second offering: Penetrating...

The Student Newspaper 2016