Jamie & The Unicorn: A Legend of a Panto! – The Gaiety

Written by Fraser Boyle & Ken Alexander Directed by Ken Alexander ★★★★ In Panto land, the realm of fairytale collides with vaudeville storytelling and glee – often taking shape as a classic Grimm tale or nursery rhyme. But where creative liberty is free, magic follows, and as part of The Gaiety's return to in-person performance, … Continue reading Jamie & The Unicorn: A Legend of a Panto! – The Gaiety

White Christmas – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book by David Ives and Paul Blake Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin Directed by Ian Talbot ★★★ It’s what we’ve been dreaming of, a White Christmas, an all-time classic of the festive season which branches out into a stage adaptation to warm the frosted edges of our hearts. Quite literally, as the cosey winter-wonderlands make … Continue reading White Christmas – Edinburgh Playhouse

Dracula: The Untold Story – Imitating the Dog

Based on the original novel by Bram Stoker Written and Directed by Andrew Quick and Pete Brooks ★★★★★ Conceptually, an alternate reality in which histories vilest, most callous monsters were stopped before their atrocities were committed isn’t a rarity – but seldom is it performed well, or with a degree of regard and understanding of … Continue reading Dracula: The Untold Story – Imitating the Dog

Scottish Opera: The Puccini Collection – Caird Hall

Composed by Giacomo Puccini Conducted by Stuart Stratford ★★★★ Giacomo Puccini. You’d be rather hard-pressed to source a composer of more influence or esteem in the Operatic world; Madame Butterfly, La Boheme, Turandot, La Rondine – the progression from Romanticist composer to verismo, Puccini acclimates his works and styles throughout the decades, his various Operatics being adapted, … Continue reading Scottish Opera: The Puccini Collection – Caird Hall

Wilf – Traverse Theatre

Written by James Ley Directed by Gareth Nicholls ★★★★ It’s you’re classic tale: Boy loves boy, boy leaves boy, boy rediscovers himself, and boy trails the highlands and lowlands of Scotland searching for unsolicited sex whilst in his newly christened Volkswagen. Think of it as your classic road-trip film, but with lube, lots of lube. … Continue reading Wilf – Traverse Theatre