Feminist theatre collective ‘The Panks’ to perform at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

A scene from Shrew

 Edge Hill University’s feminist theatre collective The Pankhurst Players, affectionately known as ‘The Panks’, are set to perform at Edinburgh Festival Fringe. After only forming a year ago, the collective of 13 students and three alumni will perform Shrew, their modern take on the classic Shakespearean play. Student Rebecca Cummings, said: “Edinburgh Fringe was the […]

Lecturer directs Game of Thrones star in retelling of Shakespeare classic

Edge Hill University lecturer Carl Hunter has directed a short-film retelling Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ released today. The film and television lecturer directed Game of Throne’s Joseph Mawle in the film written by Frank Cottrell Boyce, an Honorary Doctor of Literature at Edge Hill. Carl was commissioned by The British Council, through Liverpool’s Hurricane Films, […]