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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 […]

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Fringe Theatre

The Dolls of New Albion

The idea of The Dolls of New Albion is intriguing long before the lights dim and the play begins. Whispers of ‘steampunk’ among the waiting audience as if it were some mysterious voodoo force. As it happens, this is not far from the truth in Paul Shapera’s mini-opera, the events in which are all triggered […]

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Fringe Theatre

About a Goth

As soon as the audience sit down in the venue for Gritty Theatre’s show About a Goth, the scale of the theatrics quickly becomes clear. Nick, the central character, reveals himself as a homosexual goth, which as it turns out lends itself to all kinds of comedy material. As Nick glides around the stage, sharing […]

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Fringe Theatre

Evocation

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 […]