Book & Lyrics: Scott Gilmour Music: Claire McKenzie Director: Andrew Panton Being blunt, the concept of drawing on an eighty-year-old comic script – rife with slang, Dundonian heritage and is as quintessentially Scottish as Irn Bru chews and Haggis Pakora could leave a potential unpleasant taste in the mouth if done tacky. Capitalising on nostalgia … Continue reading Oor Wullie The Musical – King’s Theatre
https://youtu.be/o0wzzyLkIA4 For many years now a Canadian treat has found itself a warm home in the centre of Edinburgh, as the Festival Theatre hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival in the shadow of our very own Arthur’s Seat. An international film competition, originating back in 1976 from the Canadian town of Banff, Alberta, the Mountain Film Festival … Continue reading Banff Mountain Film Festival – Festival Theatre
Written by Isobel McArthur after Jane Austen Directed by Paul Brotherston Ignore everything you may have thought you knew about Jane Austen’s literary classic Pride & Prejudice; Isobel McArthur is about to change your entire perception. It takes a vision to reinvigorate a text, especially one with as countless adaptations, stiffness and dust that Pride & Prejudice conjure … Continue reading Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) – Royal Lyceum Theatre
Book, Music & Lyrics: Shonagh Murray Featuring works by Robert Burns Girls sent away from their Fathers, widows sitting in the shadows of their husbands and a mistress hiding her adoration, knowing to reveal her history would ruin her – there is little wonder women fashion themselves an armour. Rabbie Burns, epitome of lyrical writing, … Continue reading Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard
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