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5 Cultural Events for Students to Attend in Early 2015

January 5, 2015 3:34 pm0 comments
5 Cultural Events for Students to Attend in Early 2015

Long gone are the days in which we expect student events coverage to be exclusively comprised of budget club nights. Here are the best of cultural events for students in early 2015. I like to think that we’ve all moved past that. Students – and those at the top London […]

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What lies behind the curtain?

July 31, 2014 1:30 pm0 comments
What lies behind the curtain?

It is not uncommon to be in an audience, waiting in rapt attention for the start of a theatre performance, hoping to be taken into a new world for a few hours. What is less common is to be backstage, waiting for your cue to brush aside the curtains and […]

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Coriolanus Takes Center Stage

February 7, 2014 11:00 am0 comments
Coriolanus Takes Center Stage

Review of Coriolanus at Donmar Warehouse, London, 30/01/2014 On the 30th of January, Coriolanus broadcast live around the world from the Donmar Warehouse in London. The Shakespearean play is one of the least known amongst his work, and scepticism has haunted many views surrounding the play as to how the dramatic […]

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KT Tunstall @ Theatre Royal London – 17.11.2013

November 30, 2013 11:21 am0 comments
KT Tunstall @ Theatre Royal London – 17.11.2013

I kind of missed out on the KT Tunstall thing when she was really big, though she is still a very much recognised name and obviously has more than enough pull to sell out the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane.  But then, her demographic is a very mixed bag.  On […]

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Edinburgh Festival Guide 2013

August 4, 2013 10:29 pm0 comments
Edinburgh Festival Guide 2013

It’s that time of year again when acrobats, foodies and comedians all unite to make the Edinburgh Festivals better than ever. Any and every festival to tickle your fancy will be playing in various venues all across Edinburgh but what festivals are the best picks? From free festivals to award-winning ones, […]

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West End Heroes

June 26, 2013 5:00 pm0 comments
West End Heroes

It’s a normal Sunday evening in the West End of London. The actors and dancers of London’s theatres are quietly practicing their lines and pirouettes. The theatres are in darkness. It is the one non-glitzy night of the week when we can all take our makeup off and put on […]

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The Woman in Black: still one of the best (and scariest) West End’s plays

April 23, 2013 2:12 pm0 comments
The Woman in Black: still one of the best (and scariest) West End’s plays

Darkness surrounds the stage. A door slams. A rocking chair swings. The Woman In Black, one of the West End’s longest running plays, keeps notching up frightened but enthusiastic fans. No wonder that the play, based on Susan Hill’s novel, has been lasting for so long. The austere setting (two […]

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‘Grosses Schauspielhaus, Berlin, 1985’

February 1, 2013 3:00 pm0 comments
‘Grosses Schauspielhaus, Berlin, 1985’

A theatre is photographed mid demolition. It’s a terrible loss to the arts. It’s the end of an icon. It’s just awful… or is it? Statements like this could be easily forgiven if one does some light homework on the producer of this image. The photographer, Rjuyi Miyamoto, has risen […]

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