Bold Girls – Cumbernauld Lanternhouse

Written by Rona Munro Directed by Michael Duke ★★★★ From Cumbernauld to the Lothians to the borough of Camden – Scottish playwright Rona Munro’s exceptional talents are spreading across the country as James IV has its world-premiere this week in Edinburgh at the Festival Theatre, with Mary set to open towards the end of October at Hampstead Theatre.  But … Continue reading Bold Girls – Cumbernauld Lanternhouse

Break My Windows – Traverse Theatre

Written by Dave Gerow Directed by Ken Alexander ★★★ Sam is just looking for a decent way to get by. Something where he can do his time and maybe work his way up the ladder for something a little bit better. And when graduate boyfriend Brandon, currently working as a recruitment manager at his father’s … Continue reading Break My Windows – Traverse Theatre

549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War – The Brunton Theatre

https://youtu.be/hQC7-ie1_VY Written by Jack Nurse & Robbie Gordon Directed by Jack Nurse ★★★★ To paraphrase the right honourable MP Mhairi Black: there’s an ‘F’ word that the country is too fearful to speak. A word we need to vocalise, and a word Wonder Fools encourages audiences to use. A word which thousands died in their … Continue reading 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War – The Brunton Theatre

Sally – Traverse Theatre

Written by James Ley Directed by Jemima Levick ★★★★ So, are you telling me you haven’t wanted to watch a one-woman version of Kander and Ebb’s Cabaret? To witness the decadence of the Kit-Kat swanning around the theatres of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, and Broadway: all to the distinct twang and ad-libbed jabs from a Scottish star? Madness … Continue reading Sally – Traverse Theatre

The Beauty Queen of Leenane – The Brunton Theatre

Written by Martin McDonagh Directed by Lyn McAndrew ★★★★ Family just ain’t all it's cracked up to be, is it? But if you think you’ve had it bad, wait until you see what Maureen must put up with. At the beck and call of her mother: making tea, porridge, and stirring the Complan. Or is … Continue reading The Beauty Queen of Leenane – The Brunton Theatre