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Omigod – EUSOG’s Legally Blonde: The Musical Review

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Legally Blonde: The Musical is a classic. It follows Elle, who lives a perfectly happy life with her Californian sorority sisters and Chihuahua. She abruptly falls out of her pink clouds when her boyfriend, Warner, dumps her. He thinks she is not ‘serious’ enough for him- a prospective Harvard Law student. So, to win […]

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This Year in Theatre

Looking back at the new world of Theatre at The Student In the year that theatres around the world closed their doors, the stage has undoubtedly suffered. Luckily, the theatre community is not one that falls silent too easily. Adaptations, recordings, and even radio drama have come through in a massive way to save the […]

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‘The Great Gatsby’ Review

A definitively original interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, The Great Gatsby, by The Wardrobe Ensemble is an evocative and surprising piece of work in the form of a two-woman show that perfectly emulates the relationship between a classic age-old story and a Covid-era performance. Though there were parts that were perhaps confusing to […]

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Can a play succeed without its audience?

It isn’t far-fetched to say that all of us, in one way or another, have been carried through the lockdowns by our favourite forms of art. Whether it has been music, films, or television shows, they have distracted us considerably. And after the initial shock of cancellations and disruptions to live shows in early 2020, […]

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Showcasing Female Creators: Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Molly Whitehouse on Phoebe Waller-Bridge being named President of Fringe Society The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is one of the aspects of the city that makes it such a fun and vibrant place to live. Almost everyone has experienced the flocks of tourists stopping in the middle of the street to take photos, people walking around […]

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“Fun, mayhem and excitement” Three Pound Coin Theatre’s So… What Happened Last Night? review

From the 24 hour radio collaboration between Mojo Edinburgh and Three Pound Coin Theatre comes So… what happened last night?, an original piece written by artistic directors Ben Fleming and Emily Oulton, and produced by Alice Foley and Regan Sneddon. Introduced by the two writers themselves, the piece is described as a collection of “found […]

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“Astonishing and genuinely funny” – Sharp Teeth Theatre’s Sherlock in Homes review

Sherlock in Homes – Murder on Ice: interactive crime-solving with excellent acting Are you looking for ninety minutes of witty entertainment to overcome the nostalgia for theatre performances? Sherlock in Homes 2 – The Murder on Ice by Sharp Teeth Theatre is here to offer some help with that. This hour-and-a-half show is the second […]

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The Journey of Opera

Keisha Frimpong on opera from the 16th century to the 21st. From Handel’s Giulio Cesar to Saint-Saëns and Lemaire’s Samson and Delilah, opera has engaged audiences of all ages for many centuries. This harmonic relationship between music and theatre has evolved over time to keep its contemporary audience entertained. I was first enraptured by the […]