Darien – The Byre Theatre

Script and Lyrics by Richard Robb Composition by Craig McNichol New Edinburgh. It was meant to be a crowning achievement, cementing the Kingdom of Scotland as a power of trade and influence. It would instead prove to be a colossal failure. The Darien Scheme was an attempt in colonising the Gulf of Darien between Panama and Columbia in the … Continue reading Darien – The Byre Theatre

Too Late To Die Young – Filmhouse, Edinburgh

https://youtu.be/DeKTP516Iuc Writer & Director - Dominga Sotomayor Chile Brazil Argentina Netherlands Qatar/ 2018/ 110 mins Dominga Sotomayor Castillo has a penchant for producing cinema which places family experiences at its core. She examines the dynamics between generations, without putting dependence on melodrama. Nature is a common theme, particularly with her 2013 film La Isla, how freeing … Continue reading Too Late To Die Young – Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Club Tropicana – The Playhouse, Edinburgh

Writer: Michael Gyngell Director: Samuel Holmes & Nick Winston It’s June, the weather in Scotland is, well, Scottish. So where can you get guaranteed sunshine, sea and Joe McElderry? Club Tropicana: The Musical – that’s where. From the producers of Hairspray, Club Tropicana sets itself in a holiday resort in the 80s, a decade famous for big hair, wide … Continue reading Club Tropicana – The Playhouse, Edinburgh

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof @ The Studio, Festival Theatre

Image Contribution:Marion Donohoe Written by Tennessee Williams Directed by Mike Paton Just shy of 75 years ago Leitheatre would emerge in humble beginnings, finding its namesake in the early seventies. A group banded together with two key concepts to their community – to adore dramatics and reflect on their roots in Leith. After covering a … Continue reading Cat on a Hot Tin Roof @ The Studio, Festival Theatre

An Evening of Eric and Ern @ King’s Theatre

Image contribution:Eric & Ern Performed by Ian Ashpitel & Jonty Stephens There are few great double acts, and none hold quite the same place in the hearts of the nation as Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise. Proficient in puns, the unfortgettable maestros of timing live on and on and on in An Evening of Eric and … Continue reading An Evening of Eric and Ern @ King’s Theatre