A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Chyngton Youth Academy made up of 11 to 15 year olds performs this seasonal Shakespeare favourite with enthusiasm and fervour. The interlude to the performance shows us an impressive piece of film footage that encapsulates the warring inhabitants of Athenians — whether they are the courts of Theseus and the reluctant Hippolyta, the servants of Oberon and Titania, or the lovers, continuously sniping... 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

The Duke of Illyria, Orsino, is madly and unrequitedly in love with the Lady Olivia. His servant, Viola, masquerading as the masculine footman Cesario, declares his love to Olivia and unfortunately gains the lady’s favour for him-herself... 

Carmen

Carmen

In introducing Carmen, director and conductor Peter Knapp states that the aims of his adaptation of Georges Bizet’s opéra comique is to take a classic; re-write it, and hope that it appeals to a wider audience... 

A Beginner's Guide To Betting

A Beginner's Guide To Betting

Vladimir McTavish reminisces over his gambling follies in 2011; that lead him to despair over a betting addiction; that lured him in with beginner’s luck; that proceeded to tease and torment a humble Scot who was merely attempting to save money to fund the Fringe festivals... 

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience

The Faulty Towers Dining Experience at The Thistle is a scrumptious tour de force as the performers from the Interactive Australian Company effortlessly emulate the beloved Basil, Sybil and Manuel from the celebrated television show of the 70s... 

Hanks & Conran: Pigs In Blankets

Hanks & Conran: Pigs In Blankets

Hanks & Conran’s talent lies with their likability; the comical duo, real names Susan and Lou, are so charmingly charismatic and amiable, that their comical routine lies second-best to their winning personalities... 

I Am Google

I Am Google

Craig Shaynak personifies the world’s largest search engine in order to illustrate our dependence on technology and our profound ability to inanely pester the web for song lyrics, card tricks and directions...