Julius Caesar – Summerhall

Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Ewan Downie ★★★★ All good things must pass, as fields wilt and rivers dry, as teeth decay and fledglings fly. So to, Caesar must rule no more. Company of Wolves' already well-received production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar meets its end (for now) in the consecrated corridors of Summerhall – a fitting … Continue reading Julius Caesar – Summerhall

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

I Am Tiger – Imaginate

https://youtu.be/r1biyaAIEU8 Written by Oliver Emanuel Directed by Lu Kemp ★★★★ Grief, like a Tiger’s stripes – is unique, everyone’s process of loss is different, no two experiences are ever the same. It’s something which writer Oliver Emanuel is fast becoming renowned for as a writer who finds delicate ease in communicating with younger audiences without … Continue reading I Am Tiger – Imaginate