Becoming Electra: A Queer Mitzvah – The Studio

Directed by Tash Hyman Written by Isla Van Tricht’s  A child of Abraham, but all the same a sister queen, actor and drag queen Guy Woolf/Electra Cute and writer Isla Van Tricht’s production not only examines what it means to be open with yourself in the current world, but also explores the impact of religion, family and culture … Continue reading Becoming Electra: A Queer Mitzvah – The Studio

Tommy Tiernan: Paddy Crazy Horse – Rose Theatre

Performed by Tommy Tiernan For just one night only, the lyrical prowess of Tommy Tiernan’s topsy-turvy language could be found reminding the inhabitants of Edinburgh the power located in the basement of Gilded Balloon’s Rose Theatre; a tremendously lively venue which is often cast aside outside of Fringe time. Irish through and through, Tiernan’s Paddy Crazy Horse is a … Continue reading Tommy Tiernan: Paddy Crazy Horse – Rose Theatre

The Two Popes – Edinburgh Filmhouse

https://youtu.be/T5OhkFY1PQE Directed by Fernando Meirelles Written by Anthony McCarten With an audience of around 1.2 billion (give or take), Pope Francis, head of the Roman Catholic Church, arguably has the globe’s largest draw of worshippers, certainly exceeding actors, directors and writers. Some welcome his influence in an age where many criticise the Church over its inability … Continue reading The Two Popes – Edinburgh Filmhouse

The Kingmaker – Edinburgh Filmhouse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzTdND43-G4 Written & Directed by Lauren Greenfield Lies have found their place as currency in politics, haven’t they? Well, it’s certainly no different than the past. The only difference lies in the medium in which propaganda is broadcast. One woman who appreciates the value of an image, claiming to have solved the Cold War within … Continue reading The Kingmaker – Edinburgh Filmhouse

The Snow Queen – Festival Theatre

Based on the Hans Christian Andersen Choreography by Christopher Hampson Design by Lez Brotherston Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Reworking the timeless tale by Hans Christian Anderson, no doubt borrowing from Walt Disney’s adaptation of the story, Scottish Ballet continues into the closure of its 50th anniversary with The Snow Queen. In this version, the deviating … Continue reading The Snow Queen – Festival Theatre