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

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

Birdboy – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/IBBsMZWeGbA Created by Emma Martin ★★★★ Not even in their own heads can they find solace - no, in this world where a young boy seeks to escape the trauma and harshness of the every day, even retreating inside his mind comes with risk. Venturing into his head, through a land where growing up is … Continue reading Birdboy – Traverse Theatre

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