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, […]
In a climate increasingly aware of political correctness, putting on a show that somewhat crudely tackles racism, homosexuality and pornography is no easy feat. That being said, throw in fantastic direction, a tight-knit band, a […]
Helena Smith delivers a reflection on her experience watching Theatre Group’s production of ‘Our County’s Good’, and assesses the importance of the performing arts within university life.
Kay Mellor, a heroine of the north, has recently taken the bold leap from the screen to the stage with ‘Band of Gold’, a migration met with bubbling anticipation and subsequent celebratory reviews. Tracing the […]
Cock premiered in 2011 in the Royal Court Theatre, it was written by Mike Bartlet, an University of Leeds alumni, and this year it completes 10 years since its creation. The play defies expectations of […]
This review was a collaboration between Marit Foekens and Hannah Cox. Tired students, Drag Queens and a children’s fairytale. It was a trio we never knew we needed until last week. When walking into the […]
Imagine finding yourself trapped in a lift with four strangers, all from completely different walks of life; what would you do? Would you wait it out in awkward silence, or would you pass the time […]
Matt Haig’s Reasons to Stay Alive, part autobiography/part self-help book, discloses the author’s journey with depression and road towards recovery. Sarah Mortimore reviews the play and catches up with Janet Etuk, who plays Andrea, Matt’s […]
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.
Rory Yeates review Open Theatre’s latest production, ‘Wright Off’.
Jo Haywood sits down with playwright, poet and performer Inua Ellams ahead of the return of his smash-hit Barber Shop Chronicles to the Leeds Playhouse.
Matthew Jeffery reviews Theatre Group’s production of Hedda Gabler