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Theatre Performance

All the world's a stage and no where is this more obvious that at Durham University, home to a wealth of performing talent, with colleges and student societies presenting a wonderful range of comedy, drama and music, both old and new. Durham Student Theatre group incorporates many different production companies including DULOG, Durham Shakespeare Company, Castle Theatre Company, as well as several companies based at the individual colleges, offering a lively programme, showcasing performing talent and developing backstage skills.

The recently refurbished Assembly Rooms Theatre plays host to live performances every week of term and is available as a venue for public performances out of term time.

Sunday 8 December 2019

DUCT presents: Nell Gwynn

7:30pm to 9:30pm, Vane Tempest, Dunelm House, Durham Students' Union

London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatregoers.
Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain's most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of the King.

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Wednesday 11 December 2019


7:30pm to 9:00pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre, North Bailey, Durham

In a white dining room a child is bored at a dinner party. The child takes the adult into the magical story of the Ramayana, using household props, coloured lights and paints, the white boring dinner party is gradually destroyed.
Performed shortly after Diwali, Sita will take you on a journey of Indian mythology and culture.

Durham Student Theatre

Durham Student Theatre is the umbrella organisation which supports theatre at Durham University, representing 26 individual theatre companies.

Music Durham

Music Durham is the umbrella organisation for music societies. Student-led and student run, Music Durham is supported by Experience Durham with sponsorship from PwC.