Julius Caesar – Summerhall

Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Ewan Downie ★★★★ All good things must pass, as fields wilt and rivers dry, as teeth decay and fledglings fly. So to, Caesar must rule no more. Company of Wolves' already well-received production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar meets its end (for now) in the consecrated corridors of Summerhall – a fitting … Continue reading Julius Caesar – Summerhall

Ladies of Letters – Perth Horsecross

https://youtu.be/kNNDDjxR0Rk Written by Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman Adapted by Jonathan Harvey Directed by Joanna Reid ★★★★ Before the world had ‘frenemies’, we had Ladies of Letters – a benchmark of the finest passive-aggressive tactics the nation is quite well known for. From radio play to ITV hit, Lou Wakefield and Carol Hayman's Ladies of Letters has remained a success throughout the … Continue reading Ladies of Letters – Perth Horsecross

Hairspray – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman Directed by Paul Kerryson ★★★★ The flasher down the street, rats around your feet and the friendly bum on his barstool - you’d be forgiven for mistaking the bright and shimmering era of the sixties in Baltimore for the streets of … Continue reading Hairspray – Edinburgh Playhouse

Rocky Horror Picture Show – King’s Theatre

https://youtu.be/L3U3wh9-GJQ Written by Richard O’Brien Directed by Christopher Luscombe ★★★★★ A miserable, wet, wet night in the middle of the abyss. A broken-down car and two young lovers lost in the woods, with not but a castle on the road to freedom. But in search of a phone, denizens of a dangerous and troubling nature … Continue reading Rocky Horror Picture Show – King’s Theatre

Bedknobs & Broomsticks – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/LbMjG8ZHuBs Original Music & Lyrics by The Sherman Brothers New Songs & Additional Music & Lyrics by Neil Bartram Book by Brian Hill Directed by Candice Edmunds ★★★★ Desperation and agony often find solace in the realms of music, of colour and the more fantastical elements. For those fleeing war-torn London for the country, leaving … Continue reading Bedknobs & Broomsticks – Festival Theatre