The Man in the Submarine – Byre Theatre

Written by Laila Noble Directed by Lu Kemp and Chris Stuart Wilson ★★★ There are few things as isolating as being in a submarine, fathoms below the everyday chatter, connections, and ready availability of tea and biscuits. But to be in one alone is even more inconceivable. But for many, who live with dementia every … Continue reading The Man in the Submarine – Byre Theatre


Snow White – Byre Theatre

Written and Directed by Gordon Barr Musical Direction by Andy Manning ★★★★ There’s a touching duality to this year's Byre Theatre production of Snow White, featuring a tag-line theme of re-writing our stories. Traditionally, pantos of old suffer the lop-sided representations of their fairy-tale foundations, swinging the opposite way to recover this ended in a … Continue reading Snow White – Byre Theatre

Placeholder – Byre Theatre

Written and performed by Catherine Bisset Dramaturgy by Jaïrus Obayomi Directed by Flavia D’Avila ★★★★ Watching the world unfold, a play within itself, The Placeholder begins in the very seats our audiences find comfort. No longer a theatre in the sharp, bitter cold of Scotland, but of Port-au-Prince, where Minette awaits her white employer – holding her … Continue reading Placeholder – Byre Theatre