Blaccine: First Dose – Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Stockroom

Produced by Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Stockroom in Association with Naked Productions Written by Maheni Arthur, Tonderai Munyevu and Isaac Tomiczek Co-Directed by Tonderai Munyevu and Debbie Hannan ★★★ Official medical warnings of rising infections, re-ignited cautions to wear masks and the continuing financial damages heaped onto the public from blind-eyed government cronyism; all feels … Continue reading Blaccine: First Dose – Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Stockroom

Shirley Valentine – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by Willy Russell Directed by Elizabeth Newman ★★★★ Hello, screen. You listen to me right; I've got a cracker story to tell you.  Russell’s Shirley Valentine and her infamous conversations with the Kitchen wall are now closing in on forty years old. And yet, she never truly ages. The pine kitchen and lack of jittering gadgets … Continue reading Shirley Valentine – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Sister Radio – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by Sara Shaarawi Directed by Caitlin Skinner ★★★★ Some find comfort in familiarity. For others, it's something more ominous. They say nothing to one another but allow the dulcet tones of the radio to fill their silences. Reading one another’s tea leaves, sisters Fatemah and Shirin have their patterns, so much so they never … Continue reading Sister Radio – Pitlochry Festival 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

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