Drama

Review: Ooook! Productions’ ‘The Magistrate’

‘The Magistrate’ is a Victorian comedy, written by the playwright Arthur Wing Pinero in 1892. This is an unusual choice and the play was most famously turned into a silent film in the 1920s, which speaks volumes for its physical and slapstick style of humour. As the Director’s note correctly identifies, it has the feel […]

Review: Rocket Theatre Company’s ‘A Christmas Carol’

What can be said with surety is that Rocket Theatre Company’s production of Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol is anything but a classic revival of the much-loved tale. For the location of the play, Rocket Theatre decided upon Saltwell Hall in Stephenson College. After making the trek up that infamous hill – which I hadn’t […]