Anna Karenina – The Royal Lyceum Theatre

Written by Lesley Hart after Leo Tolstoy Directed by Polina Kalinina ★★★★ Romance, parental love, jealousy, self-destruction, freedom, horse-riding, guilty consciences, and a decadent mountain of desire: pick your poison. Condensing a thousand pages of Russian agricultural debates, gender politics, social class dynamics, and the grand ol’ judgements of love, relationship, and family is no … Continue reading Anna Karenina – The Royal Lyceum Theatre


The Bodyguard – Edinburgh Playhouse

Based on the Warner Bros. Film Book by Alexander Dinelaris Directed by Thea Sharrock ★★★ Love blossoms in the oddest of places, doesn’t it? Especially in a jukebox musical. Especially in a jukebox musical based upon a smash-hit 1992 romantic drama film. But Laurence Kasden’s The Bodyguard, largely down to Whitney Houston’s Oscar-nominated soundtrack, has … Continue reading The Bodyguard – Edinburgh Playhouse