pembroke players

REVIEW: Dropouts!

This humorous show with Pembroke Cellars roots has not lost the sense of what originally gave the group so much charm.

REVIEW: Full Frontal Prudity

Henry Nurick and Vineet Naik were left with mixed opinions after Full Frontal Prudity

REVIEW: Quinoa II: No Pain No Grain

Technical difficulties unfortunately handicap a talented cast, says Carine Valarche.

REVIEW: Great Expectations

Robyn Bellinger saw huge potential in Great Expectations but felt the energy was lacking.

REVIEW: More Revelations

An imperfect but entertaining show that provides endless surprises, says Dani Cugini.

REVIEW: The History Boys

The History Boys demands a livelier production to match the scintillating wit of the script, says Jamie P. Robson.

REVIEW: The Lesson

An enjoyably dark one-act play with a stunning lead. Perfect if you fancy an exploration of education and violence – outside of supervisions, that is …

Talking to the Cambridge girls who are about to perform The History Boys

Jamie P. Robson chats to the brains behind the upcoming production of The History Boys about cross-casting, foreskins, and breaking the glass fourth wall

REVIEW: The Play’s the Thing

The Pembroke Players have crafted a flawed but undeniably fun production of an early Wodehousian gem, says Jamie P. Robson.

REVIEW: Quinoa – A Middle Class Sketch Show

A bit like quinoa itself, this show was a hit and miss mixture of amusement, hilarity and awkwardness.

Pembroke Players president protests preposterous prices at playhouse

For everyone who’s ever thought ‘Gee, I wish my Nando’s Card worked for plays.’

REVIEW: The Comedy of Errors

Robyn Bellinger found few errors in this comedy.

Sitcom: A Sitcom Review

LOUIS SHANKAR was impressed by this new writing from a group of freshers which shows promise, but doesn’t quite fulfil its potential.

Bafflesmash discuss comedy, thug-life and Aristotle

CONSTANCE CHAPMAN comes away from her meeting with Bafflesmash feeling, well… baffled.

The Lady Smoker: An impressive and exciting night

A brilliant showcase of varied, unusual humour

Review: Love and Money

LOUIS SHANKAR is impressed by the performances in this chaotic but thought-provoking play.

The Merchant of Venice

Pembroke Player’s home leg of their Japan Tour demonstrates impressive acting, despite a sparse production

Two Gentlemen of Verona

BRONTE PHILIPS is impressed with this performance that gives Shakespeare’s play new life in its use of tasteful slapstick.


“Three people waiting in a room – we don’t know where, why, who, or what for.” CHLOE COLEMAN and LEYLA HAMID try a strong dose of the surreal. And they’re not sure how much they like it.

The Bacchae

JUAN ZOBER DE FRANCISCO and ALICE CARR could have found better sex and booze elsewhere on a Tuesday night, to be honest.