The Gondoliers – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/BcS1Z1Uh4-s Directed by Stuart Maunder Conducted by Derek Clark and Jonathon Cole-Swinard ★★★★ With tremendous beliefs comes temptation, and when one of two happy-go-lucky Gondoliers is revealed to be the rightful inheritor of a distant kingdom, their Republican ideals are put to the test. Not for greed or glory, but to revolutionise the archaic rule … Continue reading The Gondoliers – Festival Theatre

The Play That Goes Wrong – King’s Theatre

Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer & Henry Shields Tour Direction by Sean Turner ★★★★★ Repulsive. Absolutely repulsive. Nearly eight years since debuting, the Cornley Drama Society still finds it difficult to achieve even the basics of civility. Dangerous, ill-mannered and a death trap, how any self-respecting production company can run a production like this … Continue reading The Play That Goes Wrong – King’s Theatre

Life is a Dream – The Lyceum

Written by Pedro Calderón  Translated by Jo Clifford Directed by Wils Wilson ★★★★ No, you’re not dreaming. The Royal Lyceum is once more adorned with flickering lamp lights and opened stage doors. Once again, she welcomes residents of Scotland into her embrace, though with a minor stage-lift for this particular production. And you’d be forgiven … Continue reading Life is a Dream – The Lyceum

The Signalman – King’s Theatre

Written by Peter Arnott Directed by Ken Alexander ★★★★★ History doesn’t fully recognise how many died during the tragic collapse of the Tay Rail Bridge in 1879. We can estimate. We can approximate. We can even invent the lives of the passengers and crew of the train which plunged into the icy River Tay – … Continue reading The Signalman – King’s Theatre

An Unexpected Hiccup – The Studio

Directed by Ian Cameron & Maria Oller Written by Michael Duke, based on a story by Ian Cameron ★★★ Things are never what they seem, and this shall be this evening’s theme. For what is real may be revealed, with few secrets left unsealed. But perhaps those unspoken secrets should remain in shadows…? Emerging from … Continue reading An Unexpected Hiccup – The Studio