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Durham University

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What's On

Durham Drama Festival 2018

4th February 2018, 19:00 to 11th February 2018, 22:30, Various venues across Durham City

Durham Drama Festival is back for the 43rd year running! DDF 2018 is a fantastic week of student written and created theatre, judged by a panel of industry professionals. We've also got workshops, socials, and a scratch night to offer. Get prepared for even more moving stories, hilarious moments and heaps of student talent
WHAT TO EXPECT: 9 student written plays
WHERE YOU CAN SEE THEM: 5 venues across Durham
WHEN YOU CAN WATCH THEM: 4th - 11th Feburary
Tickets are now on sale here:

We are also excited to announce our Festival Pass, this allows you to see all of the nine shows for a discount price. In order to get this discount you need to select a ticket for all three locations (Site specific, Assembly Rooms, Black Box Studio) discount will be deducted automatically.
For DST members a festival pass costs: £14.00, For students: £15.50 For standard: £17.

See Durham Student Theatre website for information on individual tickets. There are a limited amount of tickets at each venue so early booking is advised. Booking fees apply.

More information is available on Facebook at: and

5 excerpts of student writing, performing 4th Feburary 2018, 7:30pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre.
*** Living Room Histories, an improv piece directed by Marie-Louise Wohlre
*** An Unexpected Reunion, a comic meeting by Charles Pipe
*** Voices, a reflective drama by Olivia Ballantine-Smith
*** Death As A Salesman, a dark comedy by Uday Duggal
*** Writing Left Handed, a coming-of-age play by Nick Chapman

------ SITE-SPECIFIC NIGHT: Thursday 8th Feburary 2018
***The Empiricist, a scientific drama by Caspar Bayliss Horsfall Room, St. Chad's College
*** Eve, a modern re-telling by Carrie Gaunt Hatfield Chapel, Hatfield College
*** hypoclitical, a romantic satire by Kitty Briggs and Andy Ball Leech Hall, St. John's

There is the oppurtunity to decide which order you see these shows in on the Durham Student Theatre website

------ THE ASSEMBLY ROOMS THEATRE: Friday 9th - Saturday 10th Feburary 2018; 7:30pm.
*** AQUA SPECTACULA, a clowning extravaganza by Jasmine Price
*** Cloudburst, a day-in-the-life comedy by Zac Tiplady
*** The Adventures of Slick Tuffman: a Noir Comedy by Mike Bedigan

----- BLACK BOX STUDIO: Cademon Hall, Hilde Bede
*** Flowers N That, a black comedy by Bróccán Tyzack-Carlin
*** Marsistan, a social drama by Hamza Adam Rafique
*** The House of Influenza: A Spooky Tale of Frighteningness by Andrew Shires

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