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Culture Theatre

“A romcom that has cynicism, suspense, and depth”: EUSC’s As You Like It review

Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company presents William Shakespeare’s As You like It with realism and humour – just as we like it, indeed. Banished from court by the authoritarian Duke Frederick (Peter Morrison), the characters flee to a forest where they pursue love, marriage and joy. It sounds simple, but thankfully, director Michael Zwiauer ensures the […]

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Culture Theatre

“This production has heart”: Mosquitoes review

Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s production of Mosquitoes tells a story of family contrasts, both socially and geographically. Written by Edinburgh University graduate Lucy Kirkwood (Skins, Chimerica), Mosquitoes unites a number of hefty themes into an accessible and engaging two-and-a-half-hours of theatre. The plot revolves around two siblings. Alice (Megan Burns) is a high-flying scientist working […]

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Fringe Theatre

‘Amusing and light-hearted’: EUSOG’s Sweet Charity review

EUSOG’s production of Sweet Charity is a fun, quirky romp that captures the timelessness of our protagonist Charity’s story as she stumbles through life and love in New York. Some moments in this production are a little rough around the edges, which leave an impression of unfulfilled potential, but these do not negate the audience’s […]