Comedy Fringe Theatre Variety

‘Outrageously creative and funny’: The Three Deaths of Ebony Black review

When you go to a puppet show as an adult, you find yourself watching through the wondrous eyes of a child once more. The Three Deaths of Ebony Black strips away the audience’s years of age and cynicism and allows us to be innocent once more and confront our most confusing, terrifying, and beautiful fate […]

Fringe Interview Theatre

Interview: Théâtre Volière

Théâtre Volière have brought their show Evocation to the Fringe this year, a show filled with puppetry, poetry and film. The Student got to talk with writer Mick Wood, producer Natasha Wood and lead actress Audrey L’Ebrellec to discuss the meanings behind the show and the nineteenth century poetry from which it originates. What does the title of your […]


Interview: Adie Mueller

Adie Mueller brings her solo adaption of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s classic short story ‘The Sandman’ to the Fringe this year. The Student asked her about her interest in the story and what it was like adapting it for the stage.   What was it about ETA Hoffmann’s ‘The Sandman’ that appealed to you? A friend told […]

Film Fringe Theatre

Lula del Ray by Manual Cinema

Lovingly crafted with an assembly of puppeteers and a live score, Lula del Ray seeks to bring out the child in all of us. Through the eyes of their titular protagonist, Chicago-based arts collective Manual Cinema explores our childhood dreams (from reaching the Moon to becoming a rockstar) and the naïve mistakes, shocks and broken […]

Fringe Theatre


The joy of the Fringe is that if you turn enough corners, past enough comedy stand up acts and musicals, you will stumble across something truly life changing. It can be something so small and low key, yet its impact truly transcends its scale. Evocation is one of those shows. Evocation outshines the competition with […]


Running Wild

With the acclaim of War Horse, a high bar has been set for puppetry on the theatrical stage. King’s Theatre’s production of Running Wild, also based on a story by celebrated children’s author, Michael Morpurgo, manages to put on a show that is awe-inspiring in its own right.     Running Wild tells the story […]