The Merchant of Venice

For its production of The Merchant of Venice, directed by Rae Glasman, the Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company swaps Shakespeare’s 16th century Italian setting for 1930s London – 1939, to be...

Peeling a Glass Onion

Norwegian artist and musician Magne Furuholmen’s exhibition Peeling a Glass Onion – on display at Dovecot Gallery and centred on a tapestry Furuholmen created in collaboration with weavers from...

Romeo and Juliet

French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot’s adaptation of Romeo and Juliet as presented by Leeds-based touring company Northern Ballet, transplants Shakespeare’s oft-told tale of star-crossed...

LEAP IN TIME

Scotland’s premiere gallery dedicated to contemporary photography, Stills, is currently exhibiting LEAP IN TIME, a sprawling exhibition of 97 black and white images taken decades apart by German...

The King

Iranian-Dutch author Kader Abdolah’s latest novel The King, is at once ensconced in the heaviness of intrigue-laden historical fiction – think of the large oeuvre dedicated to the Tudors – and...