Rambert: Peaky Blinders – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/fdxajUFO8vI Written by Steven Knight Directed & Choreographed by Benoit Swan Pouffer   ★★★★ The Festival Theatre is under new management folks, and they’re not the type you’d want to raise a complaint with. Not that you’d have any with the venue’s newest show, as Edinburgh welcomes the highly anticipated Rambert’s Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas … Continue reading Rambert: Peaky Blinders – Festival Theatre


The Last Return – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/rerflAdYWBE Written by Sonya Kelly Directed by Sara Joyce ★★★★ We’re renowned for it; queuing. We’re rather good at following orders in this country; an understanding of the unwritten doctrine of etiquette and ensuring others who perhaps don’t grasp the concept are made aware of how things are done here. There are no favours, no … Continue reading The Last Return – Traverse Theatre

Psychodrama – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/b-ybs6ZvoTc Written and Directed by Matt Wilkinson ★★★★★ “What he did was not just a crime against humanity… it was a crime against Theatre”. So, the question is, what the hell did he do? In this remarkably astute one-woman monologue, performed by Emily Bruni, age is the unfortunate reminding factor – inescapable for a once … Continue reading Psychodrama – Traverse Theatre

Screen 9 – Edinburgh International Conference Centre

Written & Directed by Kate Barton ★★★★ If one were to google the 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting, or more grotesquely known as the Batman shootings, a name would emerge. This is not the name to remember - this is the name to dismiss, reject and strike from history. The names of the twelve victims, and … Continue reading Screen 9 – Edinburgh International Conference Centre

The Birthday Cake – Review

https://youtu.be/UIbofWPedS0 Directed by Jimmy Giannopoulos Written by Jimmy Giannopolous, Diomedes Raul Bermudez & Shiloh Fernandez USA/ 2021/ 93 mins ★★ amily is everything to the Mob. It’s the age-old rule of what not to touch – and precisely where to hurt someone the most. A gangster flick concealing an attempted family drama, director Jimmy Giannopoulo … Continue reading The Birthday Cake – Review