Rambert: Peaky Blinders – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/fdxajUFO8vI Written by Steven Knight Directed & Choreographed by Benoit Swan Pouffer   ★★★★ The Festival Theatre is under new management folks, and they’re not the type you’d want to raise a complaint with. Not that you’d have any with the venue’s newest show, as Edinburgh welcomes the highly anticipated Rambert’s Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas … Continue reading Rambert: Peaky Blinders – Festival Theatre


40/40 – Fruitmarket

Conceived, Created, Written, Designed and Performed by Katherina Radeva Movement Support from Liz Aggiss, Lucy Suggate, Rachel Krische ★★★★ A thoroughly moving celebration of Katherina Radeva’s forty years as a woman, a migrant, and an artist, 40/40 claims a space just for one hour, a meagre sliver of these forty years, to share stories of her past, … Continue reading 40/40 – Fruitmarket

Ferguson and Barton – The Studio

Co-Created and Performed by Lucy Ireland and Jim Manganello Creative Production by Helen McIntosh ★★★ Just what is Vertigo anyhow? The film critic side wants to push for its tertiary genre as a psychological thriller, a romantic drama, and of course a tragedy. But when transitioning to the stage, MANIPULATE 2023’s second Hitchcock-inspired piece, Glasgow-based Shotput Theatre’s Ferguson … Continue reading Ferguson and Barton – The Studio

Arthropoda – MANIPULATE Festival 2023

Written, Direction and Co-Production Design by Sarah Holmes Dramaturge by Clive Andrews ★★★★ The most devastating traps begin in benign, even pleasant ways. For Daisy, the encircling barrier forming her entrapment comes in the form of one of our most naïve traditions: love at first sight. Well, perhaps not as severe as this, but upon (quite literally) … Continue reading Arthropoda – MANIPULATE Festival 2023

The Snow Queen – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/R-SFzgHlMSs Choreography by Christopher Hampson  Composition by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov  ★★★★ In the intrusive darkness, something magical glitters in the Festival Theatre stage light. Amidst the protrusions of silhouetted ice, a familiar being stirs triumphantly again after a three-year slumber away from the stage. Scottish Ballet makes a grand return to the Christmas season, with an … Continue reading The Snow Queen – Festival Theatre