Review: The Durham Showcase

“Rounding off the term’s excellent array of drama, seven Durham finalists took the stage at the Assembly Rooms Theatre to perform a selection of contemporary monologues, duologues and songs.” Eleanor Sumner is astounded by the annual ‘Durham Finalists Showcase’.

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Why must we keep performing Shakespeare?

“Between 16-18th February, I am producing Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, with actors in full Elizabethan garb, with multi-levelled staging and a live band. This is no mean undertaking, even with the dedicated team around me, and often begs the question- not least from my long-suffering parents- why?” Producer of DUCT’s ‘Twelfth Night’, Ellen Olley shares the motivations behind this production.

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Review: Immaculate

“Immaculate explores the story of Mia, a 26 year old who is clearly lined up to be the next Virgin Mary, as she finds herself pregnant having not had sex for over nine months.” Milly Wicks loves Suffragette Theatre Company’s production of ‘Immaculate’.

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Review: Classical Acting Showcase

“This diversity and variety of the chosen extracts that made the showcase overall a truly exceptional performance.” Richard Griffiths is wowed by ‘The Classical Acting Showcase’.

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