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Heather

A stylish and thought-provoking production, Thomas Eccleshare’s Heather explores the importance we find in storytelling, and how we judge the people who tell them. This two-person play tells the story of a children’s writer, Heather Eems, whose private life is dragged into the gaze of the public eye when her book becomes a sensational best-seller. […]

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Mies Julie

Blazingly intense, Mies Julie is a visceral and superbly executed play about race, sexuality, and power. Yael Farber’s script adapts August Strindberg’s classic piece of naturalistic theatre, Miss Julie, by relocating the story from 19th century Sweden to contemporary South Africa. John (Bongile Mantsai) and Julie (Hilda Cronje) have grown up side-by-side: Julie as the […]

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The University must make a greater effort to divest

Divestment is eminently achievable, economically viable, and environmentally meaningful; by listening to its students and fully divesting from fossil fuels the University of Edinburgh could take a powerful stance on climate change. Protests and occupations can seem drastic and radical, but they are a frustrated last resort, born of the fact that the University’s senior […]