Your voice for the festival

Noises Off is a place for you to write reviews, share your thoughts, make some jokes and join in the discussion. You can submit articles by email to [email protected]. Follow and tweet us @noffmag.

Read all of the articles written during the 2020 Virtual Festival below! 


10 April 2020

Print out and make your own copy of the 2020 Noff zine

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The Online Issue, 2020

7 April 2020

Click here to read the full magazine

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A Noff Reading List

6 April 2020

Following the workshop today, the Noff team share some resources and links you may find useful

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Noises Off 2019 Issue no. 6: Zine

19 April 2019

Read the PDF or print the 2019 Noff zine

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Editorial No. 5

18 April 2019

Naomi and Florence get ready to say goodbye

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Editorial No. 4

17 April 2019

Florence and Naomi somehow make it through another day

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Editorial No. 3

16 April 2019

Florence Bell and Naomi Obeng on living and learning

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Editorial No. 2

15 April 2019

Florence and Naomi are in the NSDF timezone

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Editorial No. 1

14 April 2019

Florence Bell and Naomi Obeng gets to grips with back-to-school-itis

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And the award goes to

1 April 2018

The awards ceremony was a missed opportunity, says Kate Wyver

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Editorial #5 2018

29 March 2018

Kate Wyver on endings and Speed Death of a Radiant Child 

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Editorial #4 2018

28 March 2018

Editor Kate Wyver on critics as light-catchers

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Editorial #3 2019

27 March 2018

There are 10 types of people, says Kate Wyver

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Editorial #2 2019

26 March 2018

Reaching out a hand, by Kate Wyver

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Editorial #1 2018

25 March 2018

Kate Wyver calls on us to to use our words bravely

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Editorial #6 2017

14 April 2017

A big thank you 

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Editorial #3 2017

11 April 2017

It seems there's always one more thing to do, no matter how hard you try. Don't forget to celebrate along the way

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At the close

25 March 2016

So it's that time when we reflect on the week, give thanks and hand out awards. Reflecting and thanking are easy – we've seen shows that have been political, funny, inspiring, shocking and thought-provoking, and all done with the kind of energy and commitment that make us embittered journos feel thankful for the present and hopeful for the future. 

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Editorial 22nd March

22 March 2016

Hello! As the glitter settles from last night's Bowie extravaganza, welcome to the even more glamorous world of Issue Three of Noises Off

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Editorial #2 2017

10 April 2017

Challenges – and the rewards of confronting things head on – come to the forefront in today's issue of Noises Off

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Editorial #1 2016

19 March 2016

by Richard Dennis

So you made it to NSDF16. Well done. Seriously – if you’re here, it means your show was selected, or you were, or you made it on to the tech team, or you volunteered for the management team, or you paid for a ticket and came of your own volition, any one of which required time, hard work and money.

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Noises Off 2018 FAQs

25 March 2018

All your questions about Noises Off answered

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Editorial #5 2017

13 April 2017

This one's for the people who work in the dark

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Editorial #4 2017

12 April 2017

Happiness, happiness... the greatest gift that we possess? 

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Editorial #1 2017

9 April 2017

It's all about the joy and the challenge of the new at this year's National Student Drama Festival

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