Vanity Fair – Churchill Theatre

Written by William Makepeace Thackeray Adapted by Declan Donnellan Directed by Hilary Spiers ★★★ Vanity Fair sits among the dusted tomes as a monumentally respected collection of volumes, collated, collected, and often adapted – most famously by Declan Donnellan's 1983 premiere production in Edinburgh with Nick Ormerod. Though for many it’s placed there as a ‘good … Continue reading Vanity Fair – Churchill Theatre

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Leith Theatre

https://youtu.be/8u7DngivXis Directed & Written by Hope Dickson Leach Written by Vlad Butucea Cinematography by David Liddell ★★★★ Adapted once more, Robert Louis Stephenson’s Gothic Novella - The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde is a literary juggernaut, a cultural icon with an impact that drives itself into the English language’s understanding of duality, private life … Continue reading The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Leith Theatre

1902 – Leith Arches

Directed by Nathan Scott-Dunn and Sands Stirling ★★★★ There pertains this elitist myth that art and sport (specifically theatre and football) don’t share a common ground, let alone a common audience. Nonsense. Sport is theatre. Theatre is sport. And let’s be frank, a fair heft of football involves grander performances than those of the National … Continue reading 1902 – Leith Arches

25 Live: The Big Birthday Show – The Festival Theatre

Image contribution: Greg Macvean Directed by Cat Sheridan For 25 Live: The Big Birthday Show, this isn’t about the comings and goings of glitzy statement productions, this is about community. The community which has been with the Theatre, and its predecessor the Empire Theatre for 25 years and more. For as much as this may … Continue reading 25 Live: The Big Birthday Show – The Festival Theatre