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EUSOG’s ‘Oliver!’

Compared with the claustrophobia of Bedlam, Pleasance Theatre offers a certain luxury of space, heating and opportunity for orchestra which most student spectators are likely unaccustomed to. Yet, the promise of professionalism and sophistication is mostly superficial within the context of Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s pantomime-like production of Oliver! Echoing the workhouse master’s lack […]

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An Interview with: EUSOG’s ‘Oliver!’

Few works of literature achieve such success as a musical as Oliver! – however, with such iconic status comes audience expectations that can often restrict new interpretations. In an effort to see what EUSOG’s latest production has to offer, I caught up with some of the cast and crew. It is clear that for director […]