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'Blood Brothers' is the heart-breaking story of Mickey and Edward, two brothers separated at birth but brought together again through an unlikely friendship. With their familial relationship concealed by their parents, who have striven to keep them apart, the pair find themselves irreversibly intertwined. This drama follows the series of events that ultimately serve to warn of the drastic consequences of separating true blood brothers.
The BTC (Bailey Theatre Company) presents Shakespeare’s Othello. Joe Pape edits Shakespeare’s classic tragedy of love and jealousy, racism and politics. Will Desdemona’s love for Othello overcome the inherent racism of the society which they both inhabit or will it sweep them away?
This year’s Freshers’ Play follows the adventures of Archer and Aimwell, two young men determined to earn their fortunes by marrying for money. Whether they will fall in love along the way, though, is entirely another matter…
BU21 follows six young people in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in the heart of London. By turns terrifying, inspiring, brutal, heartbreaking and hilarious, this is verbatim theatre from the very near future.
This song cycle charts the lives of Cathy and Jamie as they fall in and out of love over the course of a five-year relationship. The innovative structure allows audiences to follow the story from their first meeting to marriage, and back again.
The God Dionysos has come to Earth in human form, arriving in Thebes intent on establishing his dead mother's honour as the progenitor of a God. When Pentheus, the King of Thebes and Dionysos' own cousin, refuses to acknowledge the stranger as a God, Dionysos manipulates the oppressed women of Thebes to enact his revenge on a society, and family, stuck in their ways...
The Durham University Classical Theatre and St Chad's College Green Door Theatre Company come together to present a chilling, modern take on Euripides' classic text in the Cassidy Quad at St Chad's College.
Tickets available only on the door.
An unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot’s career in the sky. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile target mounts, the boundaries begin to blur between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away.
Dr. John Faustus is an academic genius – from humble beginnings he has accomplished ground-breaking achievements in many disciplines with his insatiable desire for knowledge. Keen to better himself, and feeling that he has mastered all that academia has to offer, he applies his wits to the dangerous art of magic, but quickly discovers that it is more than he had bargained for…A modern adaptation of Marlowe’s tragedy, ‘Doctor Faustus’ is a dark and, at times, comical commentary on how ambition can push us to achieve great things… …as well as destroy us.
Whilst tentatively visiting a friend in Georgia, presumptions emerge that Charlie Baker’s shy demeanour is due to a complete lack of English. Unsuspecting conspirators take no notice of the apparent foreigner, exposing him to dastardly plans only he may stop.
24 hours before the show begins, the creative team start writing a completely new musical which they then teach to a cast in just 24 hours! All profit is going to be donated to MIND, a mental health charity.
The Novaks and the Raleighs consider themselves to be moderate people when they begin their statements about an argument between their children. However, after discussions of toilet mechanisms and a missing hamster, inevitability strikes, causing… well… total and utter carnage.
Amidst the strict moral and social values of Victorian society, blackmail, corruption, love and politics collide in the lives of Lord and Lady Chiltern. Their lives seem perfectly ideal... that is, until the allusive Laura Cheveley turns up. At the height of political acclaim, an uncovered lie throws the Chilterns' very public lives into disarray, and, within 24 hours, we learn of the true nature of Lord Chiltern and those around him.
"Sooner or later, we shall all have to pay for what we do" said Wilde about 'An Ideal Husband'. It is one of his finest works, filled with comedy and satire.
Don’t close your eyes. Look! Is that a spaceship? Strange dreams of distant planets are floating down to you through the skylight. Lion Theatre Company’s production is about to send you back to a world of child-like wonder, fusing clown and puppetry in a beautifully choreographed spectacle: MOSCOS.
Woyzeck follows the tragic tale of a struggling soldier and Marie – the wife of his child – and the unravelling of their relationship following a breakdown of his mental health. Inhumane scientific experiments, steamy affairs, jealous violence, and a large consumption of peas punctuate this work which has been described as portraying the ‘perennial of human tragedy’.
It's nearly Christmas time (sort of)… and this year we are very excited to be hosting our first ever DST Christmas Party on Sunday 10th December!
Festivities will kick off with a Christmas meal at The Court Inn at 7pm and the fun will continue at Wiff Waff from 10pm - 2am where Twelve Eyes will be playing.
Drinks deals at Wiff Waff include £3 vodka mixers, £3 Red Stripe, £2 jaegerbombs or 3 for £5.
Dress Code: Christmassy fancy dress
There are three ticket options:
1. An all inclusive ticket includes a three course meal, half bottle of wine and entry to Wiff Waff is £25.50
2. A three course meal and club entry ticket without wine is £19
3. A club entry ticket only will be charged at £3
Tickets can be bought here from Monday 13th November.
If you are attending the meal you must fill out this google form for your food choices.
The deadline for buying tickets is Friday 24th November at 11:59pm and no tickets will be available for sale after this date.
If you have any queries then please contact Socials and Workshops Secretary Mally Capstick at email@example.com
Please note: this event is for DST members only.
It’s a matter of days before Benny, Mack, Timp and Cam have to move out of their student flat. The boys find mess piling up around them as they step out into an unwelcoming world and they start to wonder if there’s any point in getting older. Before that though, there’s going to be one hell of a party. It’s hot. There’ll be girls. Predict a riot.
Isolated and abandon by every support network surrounding her, the exotic and notorious heroine Medea clings onto her final crutch - her own sanity. After the utter rejection of her husband Jason and faced with fear of banishment, she enacts her own dreadful revenge.