James IV – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/dNdrPA6gqGU Written by Rona Munro Directed by Laurie Sansom ★★★★ Ambition. It can be a King’s folly, a Queen’s sentence, and the Rabble’s making. But it extends, not only in character, but with the playwright, and the decision to move beyond the initial triptych James plays is a bold one. Celebrated Scottish writer Rona Munro … Continue reading James IV – Festival Theatre

549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War – The Brunton Theatre

https://youtu.be/hQC7-ie1_VY Written by Jack Nurse & Robbie Gordon Directed by Jack Nurse ★★★★ To paraphrase the right honourable MP Mhairi Black: there’s an ‘F’ word that the country is too fearful to speak. A word we need to vocalise, and a word Wonder Fools encourages audiences to use. A word which thousands died in their … Continue reading 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War – The Brunton Theatre

Counting and Cracking – Lyceum Theatre

https://youtu.be/e8GUE_SExvM Written and Associate Direction by S. Shakthidharan Director and Associate Writing by Eamon Flack ★★★★★ Without a steady foot on the ground, two young lovers’ cross paths one late night/early morning – neither with any roots within their place of study in New South Wales. Sat beneath the still warm night sky, under a … Continue reading Counting and Cracking – Lyceum Theatre

James Morrison: A Celebration – The Scottish Gallery

Exhibition Hosted by The Scottish Gallery A maestro of the commanding Grey skies, a Scottish artist, a city boy who had a grasp of landscape enviable to those in the field – it has been two years since the passing of James Morrison, and the Scottish art community continues reeling from the loss. Morrison saw … Continue reading James Morrison: A Celebration – The Scottish Gallery

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