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

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

Cluedo – King’s Theatre

https://youtu.be/TKbHS6gcvZg Original Screenplay by Jonathan Lynn Written by Sandy Rustin Directed by Mark Bell ★★★ There’s something in everyone’s wardrobes which causes family feuds, and it’s not that hideous vase you got for the wedding. No, for any age, across multiple generations – Cluedo has sat in the closet, brought out for rainy days or wine-fuelled game … Continue reading Cluedo – King’s Theatre

Rock of Ages – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book by Chris D'Arienzo Directed and Choreographed by Nick Winston Arrangements and Orchestrations by Ethan Popp ★★★ Time to dig out the Jukebox list: Lovers? Check. Back catalogue of a specified genre's finest? Check. Business Tycoon seeking to crush dreams? Ja. A flamboyantly fabulous narrator? You bet your ass. But is Rock of Ages more than that? … Continue reading Rock of Ages – Edinburgh Playhouse

Oliver! – Forth Children’s Theatre

Book, Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart Directed by Lewis C. Baird ★★★★ Think you know the tale of the young Orphan left behind to fend for themselves in the workhouse? Not a chance. Pull up a seat, pour yourself a gin or three, and get ready for a telling of the story with the … Continue reading Oliver! – Forth Children’s Theatre