Theatre

Scotties

To tackle such a contentious topic as the 1937 Kirkintilloch disaster, which saw ten young Irish boys die in a Scottish bothy fire, and to further insist on Gaelic playing a central role in the play’s dialogue,  requires deep sensitivity....

Rain Man

Almost 30 years after the classic Hollywood film Rain Man was first shown in Cinemas in the UK, director Jonathan O’Boyle and writer Dan Gordon’s play adaption of the piece was welcomed at the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh on Monday night with a...

Medskool Drag Night

For their Drag Night at Pleasance Cabaret Bar on Thursday evening, Edinburgh LGBT+ Medics promised an evening of ‘debauchery and queerness featuring talent from across the medical school’ – and they definitely delivered. Kicking off with an...

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,...

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