Fringe Theatre

A Clockwork Orange

Anthony Burgess’ novel A Clockwork Orange was controversial to say the least when it was published in 1962, with an equally controversial film adaptation from Stanley Kubrick following nine years later. Both were an expression of the ultra-violence associated with the character of the psychopathic young male, set in an almost unrecognisable 1970s dystopia. Burgess […]


Girl in the Machine

Stef Smith’s play Girl in the Machine is a gripping insight into the nuances of technology’s interference in our private lives and its potential for future destruction. When the new gadget ‘Black Box’ is brought into the relationship of protagonists Polly (Rosalind Sydney) and Owen (Michael Dylan), its magnetism begins to have dark implications, culminating […]