Being Sophie Scholl

Theatre (drama, historical)

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From the Producers of I, Sniper (2018) and Chaika (2010) – After her brother is unjustly arrested by the Nazis, a young German student begins a deadly game of cat and mouse with the local Gestapo. But can she stand up for her beliefs when she stands alone against the increasing tide of support for the Third Reich? Discover the inspiring true story of Sophie Scholl – the girl who defied Hitler.

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MAC 106 days ago

So pleased we chose to see this show earlier this week and would recommend it. What a talented cast, engaging and professional. Interesting idea to have 3 actresses playing Sophie. The audience was genuinely moved by it.

Karen du Plessis 106 days ago

Excellent , heartfelt & moving play about a long time heroine of mine, fantastic performances from the three Sophies and the rest of the cast. 2023 marks 80 years since these events. This is the second play I have seen this year about Sophie & The White Rose, it is a poignant reminder of bravery, strength and speaking truth to power in which is just as relevant now as was then. Highly recommended and I wish the performers well in their future careers.

Candice 109 days ago

Really glad I watched this show. Was genuinely moved by this true story, and how the cast performed and bought it to life.

Dave 109 days ago

This was well performed, and I enjoyed it. But it is not as you I would recommend.

Craig Robertson 110 days ago

Excellent wee show showing a lesser known angle on a sad chapter in history

Alastair Kerr 112 days ago

Very moving. I knew the details but this dramatic presentation brought it to life. Interesting concept to have 3 girls playing the part of Sophie. Do see.

Wilson Kerr 115 days ago

Very moving and well done. Quite topical, the same will be happening to students in Russia right now.

Glynis Wozniak 116 days ago

Having watched A Small Light rcently, Being Sophie Scholl came at the perfect time.
I love it when the cast is on stage already, as the audience so often doesn't know how to respond. This scene portrayed how warm the family home of Sophie's was, and it further enhanced the starkness later on in the play.
Being Acting Coach Scotland graduates, of course the cast are going to be top quality. However, it was the blocking that I was absolutely in love with, which made the final scene all the more powerful.
A great job from all concerned, and the audience were genuinely moved.

Kate Gilmour 116 days ago

An incredibly moving and sensitive portrayal of a real life historical tale. Emotional and heart wrenching, the actors convincingly draw you into Sophie's plight continuously building tension to the final scenes! Well done to all, strong performances all round. Highly recommend viewing this poignant play.

Katie Jones 117 days ago

A deeply moving show that stays with you for days afterwards. Special mention to the three actors playing Sophie who each delivered a very emotional and heartfelt performance. Also particular mention to the actor playing the Nazi officer who was outstanding. Highly recommend watching this intelligent and engaging production

Daniel Kravets 120 days ago

I have to admit that I was deeply moved by this production showing the true story of Sophie Scholl, a young German student who stood up against Hitler's regime. Brought to life by a talented cast of student actors, Sophie's spirit shone through in this thought-provoking and timely piece. The part of Sophie is cleverly played by three excellent performers, all of whom gave memorable performances in the role, capturing her mix of idealism and vulnerability. Adam James Johnston played the role of interrogator Mohr with great intelligence, avoiding the worn out trope of the wooden Nazi villain in favour of a chillingly human portrayal. The play resonates outside of its historical setting, and left me thinking about the issues raised long after. I strongly recommend going to see this show.

Chris Grady 121 days ago

I am so pleased to have caught this first of two shows by the ACS graduating team. It showed off the skill of these 6 performers and was well directed to flow easily with an excellent underscore. A fascinating exploration of someone I did not know and will now read more about. The play was sharp and accessible giving us an insight into the mind of prisoner and interrogator. Definitely worth an hour to see future talent...its what the Fringe does best.

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British Theatre Guide (3/5 stars) 105 days ago

This is a moving, confidently performed historical account of a brave young woman, aged 21, who stands as an inspiration for all those fighting injustice.

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FringeReview 118 days ago

Why might a Fringe audience look at this show ? Well, its significance is as poignant today as it was then : how can individuals resist in the face of oppression ? Can they make a difference and what will be the consequences?

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