Mick Zijdel

Hi! My name is Mick and I’m Dutch. I studied a BSc in Acoustics and Music Technology from 2019 to 2023 at the University of Edinburgh.

I was a member of the EUTC from 2019 to 2023, and I had the following roles on committee, in addition to the shows listed on this page.
- 2020-02 to 2020-03 - Front of House Manager
- 2020-02 to .. - IT Subcommittee Member (website)
- 2021-04 - 2022-04 - Business Manager
- 2022-04 - 2023-04 - President
- 2023-05 - 2023-09 - Fringe Front of House Manager and Programmer

I was also an active member of Theatre Paradok as Secretary, President and Treasurer. I am also a life member of the EUTC as of the 8 March 2023 AGM.

Mick's Bio

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"Freshers Play 2k19 " by The casts

Wednesday 25 September - Saturday 28 September 2019

From the Archives!

Position: Group 2 Child

"Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off" by Liz Lochhead

Tuesday 05 November - Saturday 09 November 2019

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company Presents Liz Lochhead’s ‘Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off’. A p...

Position: Tech Crew

"EZRA" by Stella Green

Wednesday 13 November - Thursday 14 November 2019

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company presents EZRA, a piece of new writing by Stella Green. Ezra, his sister Noy...

Position: Assistant Tech Manager

"William Shakespeare's Christmas Carol" by Ian Doescher

Wednesday 20 November 2019

With the Christmas holidays fast approaching, why not make them a little more Shakespearean? Grab the eggnog and minc...

Position: Co-Technical Manager (sound)

"Nativity 2019" by Amy Yeo

Saturday 14 December 2019

Bedlam does a primary school nativity

Position: Actor

"The Odyssey in 60 Minutes" by Mick Zijdel

Monday 20 January 2020

Telling a twenty-four book long journey in just 60 minutes

Position: Co-Director / Writer

"Trials and Tribulations" by Saniya Jojan and Katie Hardwick

Tuesday 21 January 2020

What is it really like being a first year in Bedlam? We are going through it and let me tell you we have done some ri...

Position: Tech Manager

"EZRA" by Stella Green

Friday 24 January 2020

Set around Passover, EZRA explores the ritual of remembrance. Written by Stella Green and in response to an increasin...

Position: Assistant Tech Manager

"The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde

Wednesday 26 February - Saturday 29 February 2020

‘To lose one parent Mr Worthing, may be regarded as unfortunate, to lose both looks like carelessness’ In Oscar Wild...

Position: Set Assistant

"Diana of Dobson's " by Cicely Hamilton

Wednesday 11 March - Saturday 14 March 2020

“It’ll all be the same 100 years from now.”

Position: Chef

"Welcome Week 2020" by the EUTC

Monday 14 September - Sunday 20 September 2020

Welcome to the EUTC! The sign-up link to all events in our EUTC Welcome Week is here You can find more information ...

Position: Staffer

"The Ayes Have It" by Jo Parkin

Wednesday 07 October - Thursday 08 October 2020


Position: Technical Manager

"Nativity 2020" by Amy Yeo

Friday 18 December 2020

The Bedlam Nativity is back, online and better than ever! Come join us a long time ago in a land far far away which l...

Position: Sound Editor

"Website and Wiki: ins and outs" by Lois Zon

Thursday 11 February 2021

Have you ever wondered what all the tabs on the website mean? What the best take-away around Bedlam is? How to find o...

Position: -

"Scottish Online Student Drama Festival (SOSDF)" by Lois Zon

Monday 08 March - Sunday 14 March 2021

A student theatre festival hosted by the EUTC, featuring over 40 events, including performances from 28 different UK-...

Position: Admin / Welfare Contact

"Good Girls Go To Heaven" by Lewis Forman

Tuesday 30 March - Saturday 03 April 2021


Position: Sound Designer/Manager

Welcome Week 2021

Monday 13 September - Sunday 19 September 2021

Check out bedlamtheatre.co.uk/get_involved/welcome_week for all information!

Position: Admin / EUSA Mailer

"Introduction to Sound" by Mick Zijdel

Tuesday 14 September 2021

A fun, interactive workshop where you’ll try your hand at performance sound design and learn the basics about Bedlam ...

Position: -

How to Run a Theatre

Sunday 19 September 2021

The EUTC is the only Society that runs a building, Bedlam Theatre. Discover how to get involved with everything we do...

Position: -

"Let's Create A Thing!" by Lois Zon

Tuesday 05 October - Thursday 07 October 2021

We are going to Create a Thing! Have you always wanted to build something? Or wanted to paint murals on a wall? Now y...

Position: Producer

"Songs from the Bedlam" by Mick Zijdel

Friday 15 October - Sunday 17 October 2021

Bedlam’s back, with music!

Position: Creative Director

"Freshers Play 2021: The Plays That Never Were" by The Freshers

Saturday 23 October 2021

Please purchase tickets in advance, they will be £1 more expensive on the door! Bedlam’s back, but it wasn’t an easy...

Position: Group 6 Parent / MC / Admin

"Bedlam Haunted House" by Sophie Mackay and Holly Sargent

Wednesday 27 October - Saturday 30 October 2021

Members only, and only those who have completed building training! To access this, buy a membership on the EUSA websi...

Position: Composer

"Escape the Bedlam" by Phoebe Kellogg

Wednesday 10 November - Friday 12 November 2021

Bedlam Theatre is now the site of two terrible tragedies. Come join us and test your skills by solving puzzles, conun...

Position: Sound Advisor

"The Nativity! 2021" by MJ Harman, Alexander Morzeria-Davis, Susan Gately

Thursday 23 December 2021

Online and nativity-er than ever!

Position: Tax Collector (Co-Producer / Co-Musical Director)

"Festival of New Theatre in Scotland (FoNTS) " by Various

Monday 14 March - Wednesday 16 March 2022

A new festival celebrating new theatre from our Community

Position: Programmer

"Theatre Ball 2022" by David Jay

Sunday 03 April 2022

InterContinental Edinburgh, afterparty Atik

Position: Organiser

"Songs IN The Bedlam" by Various

Friday 20 May 2022

Join us this Friday 20 May at 19:30 for an evening of musical performances during Songs in the Bedlam! We will have ...

Position: Director

"The Rip Current " by Molly Keating

Thursday 18 August - Monday 29 August 2022

An experimental nosedive into Jamie’s fractured past. Struggling to assimilate at Cambridge university, Jamie makes a...

Position: Co-Sound Designer

"Welcome Week 2022" by the EUTC

Monday 12 September - Sunday 18 September 2022

Welcome to Bedlam! Welcome to theatre in Edinburgh! This year, Bedlam Theatre hosted the Edinburgh University Theatr...

Position: Creative Director

"Bedlam Theatre Tour and Questions" by Lois Zonnenberg

Monday 12 September - Sunday 18 September 2022

Ever wonder what is inside a theatre? The Bedlam Theatre is a unique, student-run theatre in a neo-gothic church. Com...

Position: Tour Guide

"Freshers' Plays 2022: BedlamVision" by The Freshers

Wednesday 28 September - Saturday 01 October 2022

Freshers’ plays are back, and it’s Eurovision time! Having had our location used as the venue in the Eurovision movi...

Position: Creative Director

"Play in a Day" by TBC

Friday 07 October - Saturday 08 October 2022

Every aspect of putting on a play, crammed into one day. That’s it really. Writers will write overnight, and the day ...

Position: Co-Producer

"Sherlock Holmes and The Speckled Band" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Friday 14 October 2022

A halfBaked production

Position: Actor (Staunton)

"Journey of Destiny" by Gabriel Penman

Friday 04 November 2022

A halfBaked Production

Position: Actor (Peafield)

"Spiderman: Into the Pantoverse" by Em Leites McPherson & Lewis Eggeling

Wednesday 30 November - Saturday 03 December 2022

With great panto comes great responsibility.

Position: Co-Producer

"The Nativity! (2022)" by Liz Dooley, Jude Rogers, Rorke Wilson, Alexander Morzeria-Davis, Jane Simmons

Friday 16 December 2022

As the first great Nativity proposal reads: “Why don’t we do a school nativity in Bedlam” “Yes, why don’t we?” “No wa...

Position: Actor / Band / Producer

"Give it a Go Week 2023" by The EUTC

Monday 16 January - Friday 20 January 2023

Welcome to Theatre in Edinburgh! You can always get involved, but now is an especially good time as we are hosting a ...

Position: Venue Manager

"Bedfest 2023" by the EUTC

Monday 23 January - Saturday 28 January 2023

The annual celebration of Bedlam. Open all week midday to midnight

Position: IT Manager

"Behringer X32 Sound Desk Workshop" by Mick Zijdel

Wednesday 25 January 2023


Position: Workshop Leader

"Play in a Day: Bedfest 2023 Edition " by Various

Saturday 28 January 2023


Position: Creative Producer / Actor (Kelly) / Musician / Lyricist / Composer

Midlands in Midlothian 2023

Friday 17 February - Sunday 19 February 2023

Nottingham New Theatre visit and perform a show!

Position: Nottingham Liaison

"EUSOG Presents: "HMS Pinafore"" by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

Tuesday 04 April - Friday 07 April 2023

All aboard H.M.S. Pinafore for a tale of forbidden love, dark secrets and some rather fabulous musical numbers. This...

Position: Actor (Sailor)

"Nottingham StuFF 2023" by the EUTC

Saturday 10 June - Sunday 11 June 2023

Let’s go to Nottingham on 10 and 11 June and put on a show!

Position: Nottingham Liaison / Executive Producer

"With a Smile" by Izzy Ponsford

Saturday 10 June 2023

This is the EUTC's entry into Nottingham's student fringe festival (StuFF) at Nottingham

Position: Sound Designer

Bedlam Fringe 2023

Wednesday 02 August - Sunday 27 August 2023

We are very excited to be opening the big red doors again for the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe Festival! Our programme is no...

Position: Front of House Manager / Programmer

"Guards! Guards!" by Terry Pratchett, adapted by Stephen Briggs

Wednesday 25 October - Saturday 28 October 2023

‘He made a big speech about how he was going to kill the dragon, overthrow the usurpers and right all wrongs. Everyon...

Position: Composer / Actor (The Weedy Boy King voice)

"The Welkin " by Lucy Kirkwood

Wednesday 08 November - Saturday 11 November 2023

Rural Suffolk, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s Comet, Sally Poppy is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. ...

Position: Sound Designer

"Glangtivity" by The EUTC

Thursday 07 December 2023

The Bedlam Nativity Glang Show

Position: Director / Host

Bedfest 2024

Wednesday 31 January - Saturday 03 February 2024

Four evenings of music, theatre and performance!

Position: Programmer / Marketing (Posters and Liaising)

"How to Fringe (at the Edinburgh Fringe) Workshop" by Freya Game and Mick Zijdel

Thursday 01 February 2024

Thursday 1 Feb - 18:00 to 19:00

Position: Facilitator

"Mary: A Gig Theatre Show" by Rona Johnston

Thursday 01 February 2024

Thursday 1 Feb - 19:30 to 20:30

Position: Sound Designer

"Sherlock Holmes and the Bohemian Scandal (StuFF)" by Dave Bumnote

Tuesday 11 June 2024

A halfBaked production, in Nottingham!

Position: Actor (Irene Adler)

"Devised Musical in a Weekend 2024" by The EUTC

Saturday 15 June - Sunday 16 June 2024

Over the weekend of the 15th-16th June, our talented troop will be scheming, devising, rehearsing, composing, rigging...

Position: Creative Director