All On Her Own – MZG Theatre Productions

Written by Terence Rattigan Directed by Alastair Knights ★★★★ It isn’t all champagne and memories, as a sinister shadow lurks over Rosemary’s face, both metaphorical and literal. As the whiskey sours into the air, a toxic presence emerges as Rosemary confronts the truth about her late husband. Rosemary begins to answer for Gregory, filling in … Continue reading All On Her Own – MZG Theatre Productions

Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster – BBC Iplayer

https://youtu.be/YYghg-lNNuQ Written and Created by Conrad Murray, David Cumming and German Marvel Directed by Geej Ower ★★★★ However one feels about The Modern Prometheus or Frankenstein, Mary Shelley’s creation defied the social paradigms of the time. A young woman, already surrounded by male peers, Shelley helped lay the foundations of Western science fiction and a mythos which would … Continue reading Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster – BBC Iplayer

Uncle Vanya – Harold Pinter Theatre

Written by Anton Chekov Directed by Ian Rickson ★★★★ “Everything’s the same, but worse” – Uncle Vanya’s opening sentiments reflect a great many thoughts across the nation, as the ennui of our provincial lives shrink in perception as the world shutters itself inward. Ever since its debut in Moscow in 1899, Anton Chekov’s Uncle Vanya emerged as a staple … Continue reading Uncle Vanya – Harold Pinter Theatre

Preview: Dead Good – The Studio

Dead Good is set to open in Edinburgh on February 13th at The Studio, Festival Theatre. Playing for two nights at 19.30pm before touring further. Tickets can be found at:https://www.capitaltheatres.com/whats-on/dead-good Abstracts and quotations taken from syndicated interview by Diane Parkes Death is just around the corner, so why not go in style? Or at the … Continue reading Preview: Dead Good – The Studio

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoGE-TZftbw Directed by Nick Broomfield USA/ 2019/ 102 mins Calliope, Dora Maar, Patti Smith, Gala Dalí and yes, Rhianna all share one thing in common. To one person or a number, they are Muses; inspirational figures who evoke artistic passion into (largely male) writers, painters, sculptors and astronomers. Nick Broomfield’s documentary Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love superficially excavates a 50-year relationship between … Continue reading Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love