History – Sound Stage

Written by Roy Williams Directed by Ben Occhipinti ★★★★★ It seems never-ending, the continuous cycle of abuse, outrage, action, pity and inevitable forgetting in this country towards the systemic abuse of Black lives. And for families, who told their kids that they were no less British than the rest and yet found that the institutional … Continue reading History – Sound Stage

Rambert: Note to Self – Festival Theatre

Choreography by Benoit Swan Pooffers Dramaturge by Amy Baty ★★★★ Are our memories reliable, or are they only ever as reliable as the latest version we've told ourselves? In Rambert2's latest work, Note to Self, we join protagonist Eve, portrayed by the mesmerising Karlina Grace-Paseda, on a voyage into her failing memory. A beautiful soul with … Continue reading Rambert: Note to Self – Festival Theatre

The Lost Happy Endings – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/hojf6u-45IE Original Story by Carol Ann Duffy Choreography by Liv Lorent ★★★★ Happy endings seem hard to come back right now, don’t they? It’s difficult in the present climate to appreciate the smaller things, to find joy and solace in a story or two. And often, the chipperness in those tales that guided us through … Continue reading The Lost Happy Endings – Festival Theatre

The Covid Requiem – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written & Performed by Jo Clifford and Lesley Orr Directed by Amy Liptrott ★★★ When is the right time to talk about Covid? How, or even should we reflect during an ongoing pandemic? When are we able to talk and share the experiences and stories of those who struggled, those who did not make it? … Continue reading The Covid Requiem – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

9 To 5 – Edinburgh Playhouse

Music & Lyrics by Dolly Parton Book by Patricia Resnick Directed by Jeff Calhoun ★★★★ 545 days. That’s how long it’s been since the Edinburgh Playhouse roared with The Lion King’s juggernaut presence, and now it returns to the daily grind. Slapping the alarm clock, taking a few more minutes of rest, the sleeping giant … Continue reading 9 To 5 – Edinburgh Playhouse