Sam Rippon on Drama Society and dramatic life choices

Third-year Politics and History student Sam Rippon is well-known in LSE creative circles for his pivotal role in LSESU Drama Society of which he’s been President for the last two years. As his time at LSE draws to a close,…

Sister Act: A would-have-been masterpiece

An invitation to watch what would have been the final dress rehearsal of LSESU Drama Society’s production of Sister Act was extended to all creative societies at LSE, many of whom could not hold their final shows due to the…

Private Lives: An iced cocktail of a play that goes down a treat

Private Lives, Noël Coward’s delightfully outrageous comedy, was first performed in the year succeeding the Wall Street Crash when the majority of the Western world was plunged into economic depression. The play has been charming audiences since, with Coward’s trademark…

PHOTOS: behind the scenes with the cast of Emilia

During one of their final practices, we caught up with the cast of Emilia for some candids photographed by Sebastian Mullen. … … … … … …

Emilia Review: ‘Clever Women’ Shine

Near the opening of the LSESU Drama Society’s production of Emilia, the oldest version of the title character proclaims: “we are only as powerful as the stories we tell.”  The telling of Emilia Bassano’s incredible life story features an all-female…

Your guide to December: film, tv, theatre, music, and books

Christmas is coming, and we’ve got the perfect guide of upcoming films, tv shows, theatre productions, music and books to entertain you on a cold winter’s night.  FILM For all the Star Wars fans out there, Star Wars: The Rise…

LSE alumnus play in VAULT Festival 2020

LSE alumnus Esohe Uwadiae announced on Tuesday November 19th that her play ‘She Is A Place Called Home’ will be featured in one of the largest curated arts festivals in the world. Uwadiae studied law as an undergraduate at LSE…

Enron: Applaud for Fraud

Dinosaurs, scandal and the stock market: what more could you want? The LSE Drama Society opens the year in style. An energy company as the subject matter shouldn’t scare anyone off. It’s deeply, darkly funny and most importantly, accessible.  The…

Pockets of Community: Enron Taster

A FLURRY OF shouting roiled in a classroom at 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields one school night. It was a hive of activity, tempers flaring, voices blaring. Someone yelled, “If the market closes below twenty-one, this guy’s fucked!” “Dropping!” “Oh fuck.…

“Sweeney Todd”: Applaud for Drama Society’s Final Bow

The end-of-year musical is the flagship event in the Drama Society’s calendar. In collaboration with the Music Society, master’s student Layla Madanat directs the viciously dark comedy-drama Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Musical theatre is a treat…