Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort of) – Royal Lyceum

https://youtu.be/530somdCRDw Written by Isobel McArthur, after Jane Austen Directed by Isobel McArthur and Simon Harvey ★★★★★ It takes vision to reinvigorate a text, particularly a homogenous genre-defining work of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Ignore every preconception you may have about the Romantic Drama of Austen’s literary classic and enable Isobel McArthur to pulverise those ideas … Continue reading Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort of) – Royal Lyceum

The Last Return – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/rerflAdYWBE Written by Sonya Kelly Directed by Sara Joyce ★★★★ We’re renowned for it; queuing. We’re rather good at following orders in this country; an understanding of the unwritten doctrine of etiquette and ensuring others who perhaps don’t grasp the concept are made aware of how things are done here. There are no favours, no … Continue reading The Last Return – Traverse Theatre

Privates Lives – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by Noël Coward Directed by Amy Liptrott ★★ In a contemporary world of over-sharers, the idea of private life is ludicrous for some. To maintain an image of social structure though, is evidently an aspect which never parts – and if anything has worsened, especially when the reality is that deep down, normality is a … Continue reading Privates Lives – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Laurel & Hardy – The Royal Lyceum Theatre

https://youtu.be/CJZWqSjaMFk Written by Tom McGrath Directed by Tony Cownie  ★★★★ Life’s too short not to laugh. From Charlie Chaplin to Buster Keaton, Alice Howell to Mildred Davis, the silent era stars navigated the dishevelled steps of comedy gold through the early twenties to the fifties. But above them all, one duo paved the cobbles for … Continue reading Laurel & Hardy – The Royal Lyceum Theatre

Noises Off – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by Michael Frayn Directed by Ben Occhipinti ★★★ Cards on the table. We like it when things go arse-over-tit. And for every Shakespearean wonder of monolithic talent, there’s a pratfall which gets a firmer response. And in recent years, the advancements in staging and lighting and video design affords production companies the opportunities for … Continue reading Noises Off – Pitlochry Festival Theatre