The Secret Theatre – Scottish Ballet

https://youtu.be/aOjBzOd7rn8 Artistic Direction by Christopher Hampson and Lez Brotherston Choreography by Christopher Hampson and Peter Darrell Written by Sam Brown ★★★★★ A creaky door, a ghost-light, and an ambition to see the sorcery which occurs beyond the crimson curtains. We’ve had peeks, perhaps even tours, but those of us outside of the secrecy and trickery … Continue reading The Secret Theatre – Scottish Ballet

The Lyceum Christmas Tales – Royal Lyceum Theatre

https://youtu.be/XqBNcCFp2SM Directed by Zinnie Harris & Wils Wilson Written by Louise Ironside, Jackie Kay, Lynda Radley & Shona Reppe ★★★★ A Christmas past, a Christmas present and looking to Christmases yet to come, The Royal Lyceum Theatre strips bare the hallowed stalls of their stage to ensure the spirit of theatre presents itself to hungry … Continue reading The Lyceum Christmas Tales – Royal Lyceum Theatre

A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio – Review

https://youtu.be/ZrOPGjtlhsk Written by Mauro Coche & Guillermo Lockhart ★★★ On this dark, dark night stews a dark, dark idea – and inside this idea sits a bag of bone and sinew, stringing together a consortium of the macabre, hideous and creative stories shared over the neon caked lights of a radio shack glow. A Night of … Continue reading A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio – Review

Zoo Motel – Theatre Nation

Creator: Thaddeus Phillips ★★ Two different phone booths, on two different continents, serve different purposes. What they share is the human desire to connect. In the online experience Zoo Motel, there are 21 rooms, and in each of these rooms, a guest is invited to stay and experience an exploration of the psyche, with the illusionary … Continue reading Zoo Motel – Theatre Nation

Camp as Christmas – Bare Productions

Produced by Dominic Lewis & Mark Wilson ★★★ This Motley crew, the Bare Productions lot, are without question one of Edinburgh’s finest rag-tag ensemble of amateur performers – and in the kindest way possible we use ‘amateur’ with gritted teeth. Camp as Christmas decks itself in the tacky tinsel and harks to the herald angels as it … Continue reading Camp as Christmas – Bare Productions