James Morrison: A Celebration – The Scottish Gallery

Exhibition Hosted by The Scottish Gallery A maestro of the commanding Grey skies, a Scottish artist, a city boy who had a grasp of landscape enviable to those in the field – it has been two years since the passing of James Morrison, and the Scottish art community continues reeling from the loss. Morrison saw … Continue reading James Morrison: A Celebration – The Scottish Gallery

The Lion King – Edinburgh Playhouse

https://youtu.be/EZFrGKkWsdI Music & Lyrics by Elton John & Tim Rice Book by Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi Direction, Costume Design & Mask/Puppetry Co-Design by Julie Taymor ★★★★★ Despite the juggernaut of success with which we are familiar, the cinematic and stage variations of Disney’s The Lion King were nothing if not tremendous gambles. And now, with records … Continue reading The Lion King – Edinburgh Playhouse

A Chat with Blythe Jandoo

Sing it with us now... Yes, from 500 Miles, On My Way, Hate My Love, or Sunshine on Leith cast member Blythe Jandoo’s favourite Then I Met You, the music of Leith via Auchtermuchty musicians The Proclaimers is as instilled in the culture of Scotland as any romanticised novel or industrial captain. Now re-staged from the brilliance of the Pitlochry … Continue reading A Chat with Blythe Jandoo

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

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