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La Bohème

Image courtesy of Adolfo Hohenstein. La Bohème The Church Hill Theatre Run Ended Tucked away, out of sight of the grand beauty of Parisian streets, four students battling the hardships of nineteenth century poverty embrace both the freedom and the squalor of the bohemian lifestyle. As the first production adapted directorially by Kally Lloyd-Jones, Edinburgh’s […]

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Interview: Donald Maxwell

Image courtesy of Opera Scotland. Donald Maxwell has enjoyed a hugely successful career in opera for a number of decades. Having performed all over the world, Maxwell’s professional career began after meeting the lyric tenor, Joseph Hislop, during his time studying at the University of Edinburgh. Initially performing with the Scottish Opera, the celebrated baritone […]

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The Pirates of Penzance

Image courtesy of Oliver Buchanan. The Pirates of Penzance Pleasance Theatre Run Ended As charming and light as the bluest of all the Seven Seas, the most recent production by Edinburgh University’s Savoy Opera Group paid brilliant homage to one of culture’s most beloved comic operas. In true Gilbert and Sullivan style, The Pirates of […]

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The Devil Inside

Image courtesy of Bill Cooper. The Devil Inside The King’s Theatre Run Ended It is written in the King James Bible: “For what shall it profit man, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul?” (Mark 8.36) This is the highly transcendent question that has been the subject of an abundance […]