A Christmas Carol – Assembly Roxy

From the Novel by Charles Dickens Directed by Angela Harkness Robertson ★★★★ Puppets, cartoons, re-visionist history, musicals, futuristic, Bill Murray: filmmakers and playwrights have endeavoured to re-tell Charles Dicken’s tale of redemption and guilt for decades. A Christmas Carol, The quintessential festive ghost story of the miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge’s visits from the deities of history – spectres … Continue reading A Christmas Carol – Assembly Roxy

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol – Royal Lyceum Theatre

From the Novel by Charles Dickens Adapted and Directed by Tony Cownie ★★★★ The ghost of an idea. This is how Dickens described his significant contribution to the literary and cultural world, particularly as we enter the final days of the year. A story which takes the spectres of remorse, redemption, and guilt and channels … Continue reading An Edinburgh Christmas Carol – Royal Lyceum Theatre

Post Mortem – Review

https://youtu.be/s8AMy2Oh-7I Written by Piros Zánkay Story by Gábor Hellebrandt and Péter Bergendy Directed by Péter Bergendy 2020/115mins/Hungary ★★★ The dead outnumber the living. Surviving the Great War, Tomás finds himself amidst the deceased in an open grave following an explosion which should have claimed him. Mistaken for dead, it is only after the observations of … Continue reading Post Mortem – Review

The Canterville Ghost – Southwark Playhouse

Directed by Olivia Jacobs Co-Directed by Toby Mitchell ★★★★ Some of us would perform forever if we could. And for others, our time on the stage is all too brief. Led by the supreme velvety smoothness of Steve Watts’ compere, the audiences of the Southwark Playhouse are in for a delightfully devious treat with Tall … Continue reading The Canterville Ghost – Southwark Playhouse

Keepers of the Light – The Studio

https://youtu.be/QUfl1Fa5TT4 Written and Directed by Izzy Gray ★★★★ We’re a morbid bunch, aren’t we? If it isn’t a murder mystery, court drama or reality television, there’s one thing audiences flock towards – a disappearance. And few, if any, in Scottish history can rival the infamy of the Flannan Isles Lighthouse's disappearance in 1900, where its … Continue reading Keepers of the Light – The Studio