The Corpus Playroom, Cambridge’s most popular small theatre venue, will receive a £100k revamp and switch management over the summer vacation.
Sports Editor JONNY SINGER gives a post-match report on the first five-star show of the term.
After two weeks, Theatre Editor KIERAN CORCORAN sees The Movement’s production mid-tour. Bigger stage, bigger style, bigger success.
MATILDA WNEK is frustrated by the storytelling strategy of a production that is less than the sum of its parts.
PHOEBE LUCKHURST overcomes her ADHD to appreciate a big, stylish dollop of Brecht.
JESSICA PATTERSON is happy to see Themes replaced with ideas: “slick, clever and, perhaps most importantly, not what Cambridge is used to”
MATILDA BATHURST on vigour, tenderness and infection.
Kenneth Tynan said “The Western critic… still finds it very hard to go into print and say: ‘I recommend you to go and see this because it gave me an erection.'” BEN BLYTH has reviewed Cherry & Blossom.
BEN BLYTH finds a production that betters the play, and tells Cambridge theatre to up its game. Ian McKellen does not comment.
The cast and crew of Doctor Faustus prepare for their make or break week in Edinburgh, in the second of our Summer Blogs.
BEN BLYTH recommends the brand new Howard Theatre’s first play.
BEN BLYTH feels reviewing a mediocre sell-out Smoker is a futile undertaking.
PHOEBE LUCKHURST is entranced by this new incarnation of Marlowe’s ‘Dr Faustus’; includes must-see first night photos of this must-see play.
Our resident Drama Queen’s guide to what’s on in Week 1