Luisa Queiros blogs on the contemporary relevance of ‘Measure for Measure’

The RSC’s latest production of ‘Measure for Measure’ shows the 17th century classic remains astoundingly topical   ‘Who will believe thee, Isabel?’, asks a smartly suited Angelo to the young nun that squirms under his grip beneath a burning spotlight. ‘Fit thy consent to my sharp appetite’, he warns, ‘Or, by the affection that now […]

Charlie McClaren blogs about the importance of Live Theatre

How important is Live Theatre? Live theatre is drama performed to an audience, it typically takes place on a stage, although many other venues and areas facilitate live theatre, even streets in busy towns. The theatre can be performed by any number of people, ranging from hundreds to just one actor. These performances can have […]

Caroline blogs about the recent play Bluestockings.

Bluestockings: A script and a slander. Between the 29th November to 1st December, Years 10 + 11 performed the play Bluestockings, written by Jessica Swale (who we got a congratulations tweet from!) in the Birkbeck Studio. Overall, I would say it was a major success, bar a couple of broken chairs from the set furniture […]