Players Review: Actors

It’s an hour until curtain on the eve of the theatre company’s revival of Hamlet but nothing appears to be going to plan – a series of crises and humorous twists drive the cast to near desperation, as everything appears to be unravelling before the show starts: missing cast members, in-fighting, and a worrying lack…

Players Review: Boys

Lack of order and fear of change are themes introduced from the onset of Ella Hickson’s ‘Boys’, ably directed by Molly O’Cathain. Amongst the tableau of excess in a hedonistic student flat is an atmosphere of brooding menace, of uncertainty and unaddressed issues and questions. The future looms outside the window, in tandem with the…