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2018 Minotaur Shorts Festival

For theatre-goers with a taste for variety and home-grown talent, the Minotaur Shorts Festival is not to be missed. Once a year, UEA’s student-led theatre company showcase the wide-ranging capabilities of its members through their festival of short plays. The Shorts Festival is an opportunity for writers, directors and performers to experiment, and it was…

Arts

Boudica: Powerful, exciting, awesome!

After spending my Thursday evening completely engulfed in the story of a warrior queen, I can safely say that Minotaur Theatre Company’s Boudica was phenomenal. I arrived expecting excitement, courage and rebellion, and was not disappointed; the team of actors, directed by Priya Appleby and Thomas Guttridge, really delivered. Atmosphere was built through the actors,…

Arts, Venue

Minotaur Theatre Shorts Festival

Night One A highlight of each academic year, the Minotaur Theatre Company Shorts Festival began with Bobbi Sleafer-Nunes’ Palm Readers. A precisely constructed play with an unusual focus, it presents a young couple’s struggle with intimate adversity. Before the curtains re-open, the sound of an old-time cigarette advert is projected over the audience. Written by…

Arts, OldVenue

Review: Half a Person

Jimmy is just your average sexually confused 16 year old from Sheringham, about an hour’s drive from UEA, who idolises the man, the myth, the legend: Morrissey. Half A Person, brilliantly written by promising writer James McDermott, utilises a tightknit chorus who narrate a day in the life of Jimmy with so much energy one…

Arts, OldVenue

Review: the fastest clock in the universe

On the surface, a play containing paedophilia and graphic violence may not sound like a comedy but Minotaur Theatre’s The Fastest Clock in the Universe is a very claustrophobic character study which may also be the darkest dark comedy ever written. Written by Phillip Ridley, the play makes no bones when setting up the main…

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