Theatre

Happy Birthday NHS

Dr Philip Hammond’s Happy Birthday NHS is not for the faint-hearted. With anecdotes about clingfilm-assisted suicide and jokes surrounding serious medical conditions, uttered as though they were a mere common cold, it is fair to say that...

Still Alice

As news broke this week of a major scientific development in the treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, Infinite Group’s production of Still Alice, airing at King’s Theatre, seems timely. Based on the hit novel and film of the same name, Still...

Interview: with Muireann Kelly for Scotties

“Identifying the things we have in common rather than the things that are different about us,” is the phrase which resonates most with me after an open and insightful exchange with Muireann Kelly,  Artistic Director of Theatre Gu Leor,...

Twelfth Night

An exciting seventies reimagining of one of Shakespeare’s most loved comedies, with a relevant and discerning take on his gender politics. The Royal Lyceum and Bristol Old Vic’s co-production brings a fun and fresh energy to Twelfth Night. With...

Ludus: Playful Love

Theatre Broad brings their touring production of Ludus – Playful Love to Edinburgh, an intriguing double bill of plays by Clifford Bax. The two plays performed; Prelude and Fugue and Square Pegs, explore the lives of four women and their...

Cinderella

Matthew Bourne’s choreography tends to concern itself with characterisation and theatre more than with intricate dances. As such, it took some time before Cinderella showed the full extent of his talent as a director. His mastery of stage craft,...

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