The Stamping Ground – Festival Theatre Written by Morna Young Concept by Alan B McLeod Directed by Luke Kernaghan Featuring the Songs of Runrig ★★★ What is 'home'? Is it where we feel safe, where we are from, or is it simply the land itself we inhabit? Perhaps, it’s all of these. Or maybe it's something more. The merger of … Continue reading The Stamping Ground – Festival Theatre


Smile – Dundee Rep

Written by Philip Differ Directed by Sally Reid ★★★★ There’s only one Barrie Hunter. From the Byre to the Lyceum, to Perth, and the Rep, Barrie Hunter’s presence has a renowned knack for lifting those around, for cutting to the heart of something with minimal effort and emanating a beloved charm. So, imagine the surprise as a … Continue reading Smile – Dundee Rep

Jack and the Beanstalk – Perth Theatre

Written and Directed by Barrie Hunter Musical Direction by Alan Penman ★★★★ If it wasn’t for the vividly bright oranges and flannel forest greens, one might be forgiven for not realising that you might not be in the Fair City but in the land of Middle Perth, of Mickle Muchty under the looming shadow of … Continue reading Jack and the Beanstalk – Perth Theatre

The Children – Dundee Rep

Written by Lucy Kirkwood Directed by Andrew Panton ★★★★★ Unexpected, but far from unfamiliar – a visitor arrives at a small cottage by the shoreline, their intentions unknown, but their presence unnerves the residents of this off-grid slice of tranquillity in a world snared in turmoil. Once a distant fantasy, but now a crushing reality … Continue reading The Children – Dundee Rep