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Arts Degree Show

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The Drama degree at Loughborough puts collaborative practice at the heart of its approach, enabling students to work together to produce diverse and eclectic performances. Students assume responsibility in their assessments for a wide range of roles, from acting and directing, to technical support and vocal production. The programme blends theory and practice, and every module explores both approaches to best understand and engage with the relationship between thinking and doing. Students enjoy modules covering many aspects of theatre, drama and performance, including classical acting, textual analysis, devising, theatre in education, playwriting, major projects, dance theatre and dissertations/research projects.

The work you see here is by our 2020 graduates from this course. The e-program and audio of the radio drama are available below.

Mystery at Morton Hall

Loughborough University Final Year Drama Students present: “Mystery at Morton Hall”.

A two-part radio crime drama set in the 1930s, inspired by our reading of Golden Age crime fiction, especially the works of J. J. Farjeon and his book “Thirteen Guests”. Cast and Crew can be found detailed in the e-Program, which is linked below.

This Golden Age Crime play follows a country house weekend filled with scandals, mysteries and lies. As John Foss unintentionally becomes the thirteenth guest at Lord Addington’s manor – Morton Hall – secrets quickly begin to unravel. Death strikes for more than one of the guests, but who is responsible? Will the age old superstition regarding the unlucky number 13 live up to its expectation? And in a Golden Age crime drama, is anyone truly innocent? The question is… can you piece together the puzzle and figure out whodunnit?

Open e-Program

Listen to the play

Part One

Part Two