Editor’s Picks

A variety of arts events which can appeal to everyone are coming up over the next couple of weeks. For those of you with a hectic schedule: most are right here on campus, so don’t miss out.

Week 5 in the Drama Barn presents us with Andrew Bovell’s Speaking in Tongues, a psychological thriller. Following a cast of nine characters whose lives mirror one another in curious ways it deals with betrayal, infidelity and the story of a woman who mysteriously goes missing…

Central Hall Musical Society has something “dark and gritty” to offer on Week 5, from Thursday to Saturday: Jekyll & Hyde The Musical. A mix of Victorian gothic and Broadway musical, this is definitely a combination one doesn’t often see in Central Hall. From the prestigious society that brought you Rent and The Full Monty, this one is definitely worth a try.

Also in Central Hall, Friday-Sunday, Week 8, is Fusion, the biggest charity, dance and fashion show on campus with the theme, “games”. With a cast of 100+, the work of student designers and diverse societies, it looks to be a real collaborative effort.

Further afield, The Royal Opera House in London has a surprising new show – Anna Nicole: The Party Always Ends. This racy contemporary opera follows the life and death of playboy model and wife-of-billionaire Anna Nicole Smith with “bravura style” .

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