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Hedonism by Footnotes Comedy Society – Review

Hedonism, written by student George Bandy, centres around one night at a house party. “When Hannah’s parents go away for the weekend, she knows it is finally her chance to throw her first party; unfortunately, she has no idea how to throw one, and so just invites everybody she knows, as well as the most …Read More


The Venetian Twins by Article 19 – Theatre Review

The Venetian Twins is a 1747 play by Carlo Goldoni. Twins is a farce, performed in traditional commedia dell’arte. It’s based around long-lost identical twins falling in and out of favour with the same two women. The eponymous Venetian Twins Zanetto and Tonino are unlike each other in every way, except for the fact they …Read More


Twelfth Night at the RSC – Review

Twelfth Night by the Royal Shakespeare Company; 15th November 2017; Stratford-upon-Avon. RSC’s production of Shakespeare’s 17th century comedy serves to impress visually with its opulent scenography along with an experienced cast who engage their audience with ease. Even before the start of an RSC performance, one cannot help but admire the architecture around them, from …Read More


Comedy Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Edinburgh Fringe is renowned for the weird and wonderful. Within the extent of the Royal Mile and over the 400 venues where thousands of performances take place, new comedy of all kinds are in every corner. Things you could never imagine occur within the liberal city’s small, cramped, make-shift performance rooms. Albeit some of it …Read More


TV Review: Rick and Morty

Animations are not my first port of call when looking for a new TV show to watch but once I heard everyone and their mum raving about Rick and Morty, I had to see what all the fuss was about and I wasn’t disappointed. A reductive synopsis of the show would be to tell you …Read More


An Interview with comedian, Elf Lyons

An Interview with Elf Lyons By Zoë Head   She’s a little bit silly, a lot of fun and loves dressing up as old men, parrots, sharks and whatever her kooky imagination can think up. She’s performed all over the world and is adored wherever she goes for her avant-garde, outlandish, style of comedy and …Read More


An Interview with Shazia Mirza

Shazia Mirza is an award winning British Asian Muslim Stand up comedian from Birmingham England, who is currently touring with her new show ‘The Kardashians Made Me Do It’. Well known for her sharp wit and cutting sense of humour, our Head of Arts, Zoe Head, investigates what makes this comedian so unique in her …Read More