As the audience filed into the Alec Clegg theatre they were confronted with a bleak view courtesy of writer and director George Manson. Dried leaves littered the stage floor, which had been transformed into a […]
For the last week international attention has turned to China after a new virus, the Coronavirus or nCov, emerged from the city of Wuhan in the country’s Hubei province. Speculation as to the origins of […]
Having seen my fair share of student musicals, I’m always more than impressed by the extent to which amateur theatre groups are able to keep an overabundance of plates spinning in a professional manner. However, […]
Matthew Jefferey reviews Theatre Group’s adaptational production of The Picture of Dorian Grey, and sits down with director Eve Walton to find out about the creative process behind it all.
Matthew Jeffery discusses Movember and alternative ways to raise awareness regarding men‘s health
Matthew Jeffery reviews Theatre Group’s production of Hedda Gabler
For over 15 years now, men around the world have been growing out the hair on their top lips every November to raise awareness for men’s health issues. Focussing primarily on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention; the Movember movement sees over a million men (or “Mo Bros”) grow out their moustaches to raise money and awareness.
Decades-old taboos and stigmas regarding these surgeries have found their way through to the modern-day, confusing the dialogue on these procedures.
Boris Johnson’s newest cabinet was, as he would like to have us believe, carefully selected to “reflect modern Britain”; and in terms of diversity, it seems to be a historically progressive selection of politicians. However […]
Most people outside of China won’t have heard of Liu Yifei. Or rather, most people outside of China wouldn’t have heard of her before a controversial remark appeared on her social media recently. The remark […]
To say Music Theatre’s production of The Addams Family ‘sprang into life’ from its first moments would be a disservice to the hilariously macabre yet beautifully performed show the society put on. From the instant […]
On April 30th and May 1st, student theatre group ‘Junk’ presented ‘The Mayfair’ by writing for performance and publication student George Manson. The play opens on a note of slow ambience at an empty bar, […]