Love the Sinner

Written and Performed by Imogen Stirling Directed by Matthew Lenton ★★★★★ Envy, Lust, Wrath, Avarice, Gluttony, Sloth, and Pride. Archaic vices, relics of a Christian device of control – or something altogether more benign? Initially conceived and eventually published by Verve Press as Stirling’s second poetry collection, Love the Sinner draws the seven vices of classical theology … Continue reading Love the Sinner


Loud Poets: April – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Hosted by Kevin Mclean Music from Jack Hinks Featuring: Malaika Kegode, Stephen James Smith, Roshni Gallagher and Sofia Siren Nobility, gentry, and even the rabble: we all share few things, but the spoken word is one of them. Poetry is a language across boundaries - despite its occasional high-brow misconceptions. But now, so ingrained and … Continue reading Loud Poets: April – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Macastory’s Jack and the Beanstalk – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Performed by Ron Fairweather, Fergus McNicol and Claire McNicol ★★★★ Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum: Panto season’s nearly over, ho-hum. Down in the Netherbow Theatre, a treasure awaits - not one of gold or silver, but of dreams and cheers. The Scottish Storytelling Centre emerges into the final twilight days of the year with Macastory’s theatrical group and their annual … Continue reading Macastory’s Jack and the Beanstalk – Scottish Storytelling Centre

A Christmas -Michael- Miracle – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Written by Poppy Smith Directed by James Beagon ★★★ It’s every parent’s nightmare; the school nativity. Well, sort of. Taking the Michael, Poppy Smith’s original script warps the Nativity into a social comedy of the hierarchies and headaches of producing the annual school showcase, where everyone has to have a part, whether they want to or … Continue reading A Christmas -Michael- Miracle – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Caring – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Written by Rhona McAdam Directed by Mark Kydd ★★★ Mother knows best. Right? Well, for Gillian, her daily thoughts weigh a touch more than the usual stresses the mother of a teenage son. Taking inspiration from their own experiences from caring for her disabled son, Ruairidh, Rhona McAdam’s Caring is not a biographical piece – … Continue reading Caring – Scottish Storytelling Centre