Babs – A Play, A Pie, and A Pint

Written by Morna Young Directed by Beth Morton ★★★★ Depending upon the poison you pick, the legendary Baba Yaga is famed for either devouring or protecting and raising those without mothers. Is either a fearsome, powerful, malicious witch or an emphatic woman of the world. Context is everything, and that’s something threaded beautifully into Morna … Continue reading Babs – A Play, A Pie, and A Pint


Cinderella – Dundee Rep

Book and Lyrics by Lynda Radley Music and Lyrics by Michael John McCarthy Directed by Jemima Levick ★★★★ Expectantly and admirably, many of Scotland’s festive treats this year plant a seed of hope for the future of the natural world. And amidst the Christmas cheering of pop culture pantos and endless Dickens adaptations: a wholly … Continue reading Cinderella – Dundee Rep

Snow White – Byre Theatre

Written and Directed by Gordon Barr Musical Direction by Andy Manning ★★★★ There’s a touching duality to this year's Byre Theatre production of Snow White, featuring a tag-line theme of re-writing our stories. Traditionally, pantos of old suffer the lop-sided representations of their fairy-tale foundations, swinging the opposite way to recover this ended in a … Continue reading Snow White – Byre Theatre

Dragons and Mythical Beasts – Underbelly

Written by Derek Bond Directed by Derek Bond and Laura Cubitt ★★★★ Hear ye, hear ye, all brave knights and heroes assemble for the finest adventure of their lives! Come face to face with some of folklore's most magnificently majestic monsters and spectacular beasts to grace the earth with their presence. Join Dave (Ben Galpin) … Continue reading Dragons and Mythical Beasts – Underbelly

Have A Gander – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 Circus

Come one, come all - it's time to enjoy the finest feast in town, celebrate with a festival of joviality, movement, and the ancient art of the circus. The unsung hero of The Meadows, the death-defying acrobatics and the humble art of the jester, the Festival Fringe Circus events are an often enjoyed but never … Continue reading Have A Gander – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 Circus