Enchanted April – Churchhill Theatre

Artistic Direction by Simon Boothroyd Based on the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim ★★★★ An Italian Castle, fit for the finest, is the spectacle of Elizabeth von Arnim’s 1922 novel Enchanted April, which finds two English women, Lotty and Rose, take it upon themselves to grasp the opportunity and shatter the social dynamics and embark on … Continue reading Enchanted April – Churchhill Theatre

Hay Fever – Assembly Roxy

Written by Noël Coward Directed by Martin Foreman  ★★★ Delayed on arrival, The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has been unfurling plans for an adaptation of Hay Fever since 2020, and now, with no more obstacles in their way, this magnificently definitive farcical drama makes its debut on the Assembly Roxy stage. Blissful. The quintessential comedy of manners, … Continue reading Hay Fever – Assembly Roxy

Human Nurture – Traverse Theatre

https://www.youtube.com/embed/4RV6TJMbDZs?feature=oembed&wmode=transparent Written by Ryan Calais Cameron Directed by Robb Watt ★★★★ What constitutes family? Blood? Comradery? Name? What about race. Human Nurture unpacks the fallout of the baseline questions of nature vs nurture, and how we come together despite differences. Ryan Calais Cameron’s superbly precise and compact production explores the growing tension between two friends, Roger and … Continue reading Human Nurture – Traverse Theatre

Mrs Puntila and her Man Matti – Lyceum Theatre

Written by Bertold Brecht Adapted by Denise Mina Directed by Murat Daltaban “Never accept charity instead of your rights” - this exceptionally powerful excerpt from Denise Mina’s adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s socialist satire had the potential to solidify a lacerating piece of Scottish theatre but instead sits as the dribbles of a once splendid cocktail, … Continue reading Mrs Puntila and her Man Matti – Lyceum Theatre