It all lacks atmosphere but, much more fatally, emotional engagement.Rating: In Christopher Hampton’s 1971 play The Philanthropist, there’s some talk between Don, a don, and Philip, a philologist, about what makes a good play.The show’s heart is in the right place but it’s all so deadly earnest.HONORARY FELLOWSHIP OF THE UNIVERSITY Councillor Mrs Eleanor Mc Laughlin, former Lord Provost and Lord Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh; Professor Thomas D Patten, former director of the Institute of Offshore Engineering at Heriot-Watt University and acting Principal of Heriot-Watt University.Between these bookends is a tedious stream of verbosity delivered with too little energy or expression and nil comic élan by telly actors from Plebs (Tom Rosenthal), The Inbetweeners (Simon Bird) and Toast Of London (Matt Berry).All the furniture, walls and floor are painted white and create neither a sense of the period (the Seventies) nor any atmosphere (unless a bloodless vacuum is the intention).POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA Plastics Moulding Technology: James Ian Hamilton; Alistair Mac Kenzie.BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (Honours) Applied Chemistry I -- Alan Glasgow; Allan Grossart.
The garage is suggested by a motor that hangs from the roof and, when the story gets bloody, leaks black sump oil all over the doomed lovers.This worthy new French musical celebrates his heroic struggle in the bleak Paris institute where the children are dominated by a cruel, cane-wielding principal. The most interesting scene has Louis feverishly distilling the alphabet to six touchable dots.Director Thom Southerland has a squad of singing children (none sight-impaired, as far as I could tell) circling the stage in blindfolds while the adults are in funereal black.FACULTY OF SCIENCE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Department of Biological Sciences: John Henri Kinross; Arthur Richard Mitchell.MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY Department of Computer Studies: Robert George Kemmer.
Model-turned-actress Lily Cole, miscast as a would-be vamp, Araminta, is stifled by a distracting Celia Johnson accent. He perfected it by the time he was 15 and published the first Braille book in 1829.