The College is delighted to be supporting a special online exhibition by Edward Twohig, Head of Art, entitled 100 Marlborough College Super Moons. Edward’s exquisite Super Moon collection of original monoprints has already received significant critical acclaim in London, Dublin and New York. For this unique online exhibition, Edward has carefully curated over 100 of his Super Moon original […]
Pip Brignall (LI 2002 – 07) graduated from Drama Studio London in 2013 (with Newcastle University in between) and has been working for the last eight years as an actor and producer with a particular focus on immersive, interactive and site-specific theatre. In 2017, he partnered with a friend from drama school to set up […]
Hugh Sockett calls what he has done since retiring “a bit cheeky.” “Daunting” is another word for it, Sockett, who taught political science and morality in education, has written a sequel to Charles Dickens’ 1861 classic novel, Great Expectations. And not just a sequel, but a trilogy. Yes, three books. And it’s his first attempt […]
Tom Durant-Pritchard (TU 2001-06) is to feature in the BBC adaptation of Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt. He plays the part of Greg, Adam’s best friend. The show will be aired later in the year.
After a lengthy absence, The Pico Players, Rosie Wintour (MM 1996-2001) are delighted to be reunited and performing once again. They are recording a series of short concerts with some wonderful soloists which they will be sharing for a limited time on their YouTube Channel. Their first performance is Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Freya Goldmark.
Michel Elwyn (B3 1956-61) wrote to us to tell us that he is back at the National Theatre in the final week of rehearsal for Under Milk Wood. The performance will be the reopening show in the socially distanced, reduced capacity, Olivier Theatre from June 16th to July 24th. He is playing assorted characters (Mog […]
If you are near Marlborough during June, do drop in to the Mount House Gallery to see the latest exhibition by artist-in-residence Katyuli Lloyd (MO 1998-2003). Katyuli conceived of “Marlborough in 100 Portraits” after the first Covid Lockdown. “The idea of portraits and celebrating people, in the context of lockdown and having not been able […]
Ways of Seeing Wiltshire exhibition at Wiltshire Museum, Devizes, featuring artwork by Christopher Hughes (CR 1920-46) is on from 20th May to 30th August. The exhibition focuses on the Wiltshire landscape from chalk hill figures to prehistoric remains. Christopher Hughes was Head of Art at Marlborough College from 1920 to 1946. Having been in the […]
Ollie Baines’ singing trio, Blake, were interviewed by Claire Carter on BBC Radio Somerset this morning, their first interview in 14 months. They will be playing at the Taunton Brewhouse on 24th June 2021. The interview is on the iPlayer. Follow them on Twitter to keep up to date with their news.