Molly Stacey speaks to Downing Dramatic Society vice-president Isaac Jordan about curating the place for independent and original writing in Cambridge, and reveals this year’s prestigious shortlist
SPOTLIGHT ON RACE
In the second of her articles looking at race in Cambridge theatre, Naomi Obeng explains how the short collective memory of students erases the all too infrequent moments for students of colour in the spotlight
The sage elders known colloquially as ‘Hot Cross Men’ improvise answers to questions! Or, to put it in terms comprehensible to those unfamiliar with the ancient and complex art of improvised comedy: ‘Hot Cross Men’ answer questions!
RACE IN THE SPOTLIGHT
In the first of a three-part series examining the treatment and experiences of actors of colour in Cambridge, Naomi Obeng argues that the professional stage is the pale inheritor of a white-washed student theatre scene