Jesus Christ Superstar – Churchill Theatre

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics by Tim Rice Directed by Izzy Ponsford ★★★ Locating the humanity, the extremes within the psychology of biblical figures, Jesus Christ Superstar breathes an intentional juxtaposition into politics, the church, misplaced adoration, and now gender composites. One of the most successful, indeed complicated, sung-through western musicals – Andrew Lloyd Webber and … Continue reading Jesus Christ Superstar – Churchill Theatre

Burns – Edinburgh Playhouse

Written and Composed by Tish Tindall Directed by Diane Aspinall and Tish Tindall ★★ Our national dish, the Haggis: you take, what many consider to be, the worst aspects of another dish, the off-cuts, and cram them together with dashes of flavour, spice, and panache. The result is unique, an acquired (but delicious) taste, and … Continue reading Burns – Edinburgh Playhouse

Have a Gander – Manipulate 2023

The Manipulate Festival, Edinburgh's international festival of animation film, puppetry, and visual theatre returns for its ambitious 16th season. This year's festival will run from February 2nd - 12th across multiple physical and online venues in and around Edinburgh. In two weeks’ time, Edinburgh will host the return of one of the most extensive international … Continue reading Have a Gander – Manipulate 2023

Blaccine: First Dose – Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Stockroom

Produced by Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Stockroom in Association with Naked Productions Written by Maheni Arthur, Tonderai Munyevu and Isaac Tomiczek Co-Directed by Tonderai Munyevu and Debbie Hannan ★★★ Official medical warnings of rising infections, re-ignited cautions to wear masks and the continuing financial damages heaped onto the public from blind-eyed government cronyism; all feels … Continue reading Blaccine: First Dose – Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Stockroom

Macastory’s Jack and the Beanstalk – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Performed by Ron Fairweather, Fergus McNicol and Claire McNicol ★★★★ Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum: Panto season’s nearly over, ho-hum. Down in the Netherbow Theatre, a treasure awaits - not one of gold or silver, but of dreams and cheers. The Scottish Storytelling Centre emerges into the final twilight days of the year with Macastory’s theatrical group and their annual … Continue reading Macastory’s Jack and the Beanstalk – Scottish Storytelling Centre