100 MC Super Moons: New Exhibition

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 […]

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Pip Brignall (LI 2002 – 07) – Creative Industries Council’s 100 CreaTech Companies to Watch

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 […]

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Hugh Sockett (C1 1951 – 55) takes on Dickens with a sequel trilogy

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 […]

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King Louis the First of Britain

Produced by Lewis Borg-Cardona (BH 1973-77), King Louis the First of Britain, the story of how Britain and the man known as “Satchmo” fell in love with each other, was aired on Radio 4 on 6th July and is now available on iPlayer.  

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The Return of the Pico Players

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.

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Michael Elwyn (B3 1956-61) in Under Milk Wood

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 […]

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Marlborough College in 100 Portraits

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 […]

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Blake – Ollie Baines (C1 1996-2001)

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.

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