Julius Caesar – Summerhall

Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Ewan Downie ★★★★ All good things must pass, as fields wilt and rivers dry, as teeth decay and fledglings fly. So to, Caesar must rule no more. Company of Wolves' already well-received production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar meets its end (for now) in the consecrated corridors of Summerhall – a fitting … Continue reading Julius Caesar – Summerhall

Hay Fever – Assembly Roxy

Written by Noël Coward Directed by Martin Foreman  ★★★ Delayed on arrival, The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has been unfurling plans for an adaptation of Hay Fever since 2020, and now, with no more obstacles in their way, this magnificently definitive farcical drama makes its debut on the Assembly Roxy stage. Blissful. The quintessential comedy of manners, … Continue reading Hay Fever – Assembly Roxy

A Chat with Blythe Jandoo

Sing it with us now... Yes, from 500 Miles, On My Way, Hate My Love, or Sunshine on Leith cast member Blythe Jandoo’s favourite Then I Met You, the music of Leith via Auchtermuchty musicians The Proclaimers is as instilled in the culture of Scotland as any romanticised novel or industrial captain. Now re-staged from the brilliance of the Pitlochry … Continue reading A Chat with Blythe Jandoo

Birdboy – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/IBBsMZWeGbA Created by Emma Martin ★★★★ Not even in their own heads can they find solace - no, in this world where a young boy seeks to escape the trauma and harshness of the every day, even retreating inside his mind comes with risk. Venturing into his head, through a land where growing up is … Continue reading Birdboy – Traverse Theatre

Ladies of Letters – Perth Horsecross

https://youtu.be/kNNDDjxR0Rk Written by Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman Adapted by Jonathan Harvey Directed by Joanna Reid ★★★★ Before the world had ‘frenemies’, we had Ladies of Letters – a benchmark of the finest passive-aggressive tactics the nation is quite well known for. From radio play to ITV hit, Lou Wakefield and Carol Hayman's Ladies of Letters has remained a success throughout the … Continue reading Ladies of Letters – Perth Horsecross