The Steamie – Dundee Rep

Written by Writer Tony Roper Directed by Becky Hope-Palmer Songs by Dave Anderson ★★★★ Hogmanay in the fifties. But we’re not in our glad rags partying it up in the high rises and tenements, no, Tony Roper’s firm Scottish classic The Steamie finds us throwing on a pinny and getting our hands into the basin … Continue reading The Steamie – Dundee Rep

The Children – Dundee Rep

Written by Lucy Kirkwood Directed by Andrew Panton ★★★★★ Unexpected, but far from unfamiliar – a visitor arrives at a small cottage by the shoreline, their intentions unknown, but their presence unnerves the residents of this off-grid slice of tranquillity in a world snared in turmoil. Once a distant fantasy, but now a crushing reality … Continue reading The Children – Dundee Rep

Scottish Opera: The Puccini Collection – Caird Hall

Composed by Giacomo Puccini Conducted by Stuart Stratford ★★★★ Giacomo Puccini. You’d be rather hard-pressed to source a composer of more influence or esteem in the Operatic world; Madame Butterfly, La Boheme, Turandot, La Rondine – the progression from Romanticist composer to verismo, Puccini acclimates his works and styles throughout the decades, his various Operatics being adapted, … Continue reading Scottish Opera: The Puccini Collection – Caird Hall

The Signalman – King’s Theatre

Written by Peter Arnott Directed by Ken Alexander ★★★★★ History doesn’t fully recognise how many died during the tragic collapse of the Tay Rail Bridge in 1879. We can estimate. We can approximate. We can even invent the lives of the passengers and crew of the train which plunged into the icy River Tay – … Continue reading The Signalman – King’s Theatre

Said the Dove to the Olive Tree – Interabang Productions

Written by Amira Al Shanti Directed by Ryan Dewar ★★★★★ The complexity in describing the identity, feelings and relations Palestinians have away from their home, displaced across the globe, is an intense subject to undertake. One that, tragically, many claim to comprehend to persecutions but have never gone beyond a media headline. Created by Amira … Continue reading Said the Dove to the Olive Tree – Interabang Productions