The Lonliest Whale: The Search for 52

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4zGRKbnVh8 Written & Directed by Joshua Zeman ★★★★ In parts of the abyss otherwise unexamined, a haunting, peculiar noise ripples through the bleakness of the unexplored. In 1989, whilst assigned to detect Russian submarines, US Navy marine surveillances detected the frequency of a whale’s singing at 52Hz, significantly higher than any other recorded song. The … Continue reading The Lonliest Whale: The Search for 52

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

Prism – Production Lines

Written by Claire Wood Directed by Ross Hope ★★★ After the success of their dating show roulette in the previous year, Production Lines builds on the foundations of audience interactions and consequences. Though this time, there’s more than a dodgy date at stake. Any who have spotted their local cinema through the Pandemic will recognise the Court’s … Continue reading Prism – Production Lines

Host – Living Record Festival

Written by Sam Essame Directed by Lisa Millar In a world where our implicit trust within technology leads to ease, there’s always an element of concern – of something lurking in the coding of a digital realm that might be trying to find a way out. Mingling the difficulties of homeschooling in a Pandemic era … Continue reading Host – Living Record Festival

Puss in Moon Boots – Sleeping Trees

https://youtu.be/tkSs327MXjg Written by Sleeping Trees and Ben Hales Directed by Kerry Frampton ★★★ Reindeer? Check. Mince Pies? Burned. Stockings? Stuffed. Pet cat in Moon Boots? Wait… The festive staples are rolling out once more; when every town has their Pantomime, every village hall their Christmas Carol, and every online producer their festive non-commercialised special. Here, Sleeping … Continue reading Puss in Moon Boots – Sleeping Trees