White Nights – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by Fyor Dostoevsky Adapted and Directed by Elizabeth Newman ★★★★ To many, the prospect of departing without leaving a mark is their greatest fear, to live a life which has had little to no significant impact. And at the very least there are those of us who have strived for a dream — irrespective … Continue reading White Nights – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

The Wind in the Willows – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by Kenneth Grahame Adapted by Mark Powell Directed by Elizabeth Newman ★★★★★ “All along the backwater, Through the rushes tall, Ducks are a-dabbling, Up tails all!” And what a joy to sit by the River Tummel and soak in the ancient landscape, the redolences of the summer, all under the watchful gaze of the still … Continue reading The Wind in the Willows – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Adventures with the Painted People – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Written by David Greig Directed by Elizabeth Newman ★★★★ ‘Biodh gaol agad orm, tha gaol agam ort’. It’s how all the best love stories go, isn’t it? A connection forged through differences and gradual discovery. That and awakening tied within the House of the Dead. Previously David Greig’s acclaimed audio production Adventures with the Painted People compelled … Continue reading Adventures with the Painted People – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Tennis Elbow – Pitlochry Festival Theatre & The Royal Lyceum

Written by John Byrne Directed by Elizabeth Newman ★★★ A linguistical legend within his own right, it’s been a fair few years since the Scottish writer John Byrne has produced a play. In 1977, the debut production of Writer’s Cramp catapulted Byrne into the hall of Scottish cultural nobility. From pen to palette, Tennis Elbow reverses the gender focus … Continue reading Tennis Elbow – Pitlochry Festival Theatre & The Royal Lyceum