Tam O’ Shanter – Traverse Theatre

Written by Andy Dickinson (and Robert Burns) Directed by Emily Ingram ★★★★ How nice it is to find an understanding, and indeed appreciation, not only of the works of Scotland’s Bard but of the many storytellers and cultures spanning the Western waters of the country – right through the ol’ Kingdom in the East. Stolen … Continue reading Tam O’ Shanter – Traverse Theatre

Jersey Boys – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice Music by Bob Gaudio with Lyrics by Bob Crewe Directed by Des McAnuff ★★★★ If we listed some of The Four Seasons' choice hits, this would surely be enough to tempt even the most unfamiliar into watching the international juggernaut which is Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice’s Jersey Boys, … Continue reading Jersey Boys – Edinburgh Playhouse

Jesus Christ Superstar – Churchill Theatre

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics by Tim Rice Directed by Izzy Ponsford ★★★ Locating the humanity, the extremes within the psychology of biblical figures, Jesus Christ Superstar breathes an intentional juxtaposition into politics, the church, misplaced adoration, and now gender composites. One of the most successful, indeed complicated, sung-through western musicals – Andrew Lloyd Webber and … Continue reading Jesus Christ Superstar – Churchill Theatre

Burns – Edinburgh Playhouse

Written and Composed by Tish Tindall Directed by Diane Aspinall and Tish Tindall ★★ Our national dish, the Haggis: you take, what many consider to be, the worst aspects of another dish, the off-cuts, and cram them together with dashes of flavour, spice, and panache. The result is unique, an acquired (but delicious) taste, and … Continue reading Burns – Edinburgh Playhouse

Have a Gander – Manipulate 2023

The Manipulate Festival, Edinburgh's international festival of animation film, puppetry, and visual theatre returns for its ambitious 16th season. This year's festival will run from February 2nd - 12th across multiple physical and online venues in and around Edinburgh. In two weeks’ time, Edinburgh will host the return of one of the most extensive international … Continue reading Have a Gander – Manipulate 2023