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

Christmas Dinner – Royal Lyceum theatre

Written by Robert Alan Evans Directed by Gill Robertson ★★★★ This time of year is complex. For as much as we adore Christmas and suffered with the break from traditional Festive gatherings and parties (well, some of us did…) - one cannot blame those who perhaps wish that Christmas was cancelled. From the busy schedules … Continue reading Christmas Dinner – Royal Lyceum theatre

A Christmas Carol – Citizen’s Theatre/Tramway

Based on Charles Dickens Classic Written by Neil Bartlett Directed by Dominic Hill ★★★★★ More than ever, the tale of the gnarled heart of a man with wealth, enough wealth to change the lives of many, but turns an eye is an all too familiar tale in contemporary life. As the Westernised ideal of Christmas … Continue reading A Christmas Carol – Citizen’s Theatre/Tramway

The Nutcracker – Festival Theatre

Choreography by Peter Darrell Music by Pytor Ilych Tchaikovsky ★★★★ Tchaikovsky's timeless spectacle conjures an eternal wonderment that few can rival. His synonymous piece of dance echoes through the ages, The Nutcracker, a realm of fairies and rat kings, beauty and trickles of playful joviality – and on occasion - a spot of fright. The beating … Continue reading The Nutcracker – Festival Theatre

Lost at Christmas – Review

https://youtu.be/MAP5P5lck6k Directed by Ryan Hendrick Written by Ryan Hendrick & Clare Sheppard UK/2020/100mins ★★★★ Flip through the channels in the coming weeks, and you’ll likely hear many a herald angel sing, a few french hens and a lot of American accents celebrating Christmas shenanigans. And whilst we could possibly be biased here at Corr Blimey, … Continue reading Lost at Christmas – Review