comedy

How to make 2020 your year

With the relentless continuation of Brexit, the looming possibility of a Coronavirus apocalypse and the national emergency that was the closure of Durham’s beloved Jimmy’s, 2020 isn’t off to a promising start. But if you can overlook the impending war between Trump and Iran or the destruction of the Australian bush fires, and instead dedicate […]

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 […]